Birds Eating the Seeds
of Sunflowers (Helianthus spp.)

 Bird Species  
Scientific Name Common Name
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-Winged Blackbird
Cardinalis cardinalis Cardinal
Carduelis tristis Goldfinch
Carpodacus purpureus * Purple Finch
Colinus virginianus Bobwhite
Cyanocitta cristata Blue Jay
Loxia leucoptera * White-Winged Crossbill
Melospiza lincolnii Lincoln's Sparrow
Passer domesticus House Sparrow
Passerculus sandwichensis Savannah Sparrow
Phasianus colchicus Ring-Necked Pheasant
Quiscalus quiscula Common Grackle
Spizella arborea * Tree Sparrow
Sturnella magna Eastern Meadowlark
Zenaida macroura Mourning Dove
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-Crowned Sparrow
Zonotrichia querula Harris' Sparrow

*restricted to winter

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