JUNCO is a small SPARROW with a characteristic black hood and white outer tail flashes. The dark-eyed junco (Junco hyemalis), the only species found in BC, occurs in 2 types: the slate-coloured junco in the northern half of the province, with a dark grey head, back and sides; and the Oregon junco in the south, with a black or grey head, brown back and buff sides. Juncos breed in forests throughout the province, then migrate south in the winter to lower elevations, where they are common backyard...

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