- Length: 5 inches
- Conical bill
- Red forehead
- Black chin
- Gray back with black streaks
- Streaked rump
- Pale underparts with streaked sides and flanks
- Forked tail
- Male has pink breast
The Hoary Redpoll is very similar to the Common Redpoll but has an
unstreaked rump and a smaller bill.
Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.