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Your next installment of What’s This? came from Rondeau Provincial Park in Morpeth, Ontario, Canada, on May 17, 2005. Name what you’re seeing here and win $5 off any of my outings or workshops. Submit your answer in the comments section below. Thanks! Here’s a list of the first four What’s This? challenges. For the answer, read on. 

We have an instant winner: The talented Mark Council, whose photography is on display at, identified these as the breast feathers of a Rose-breasted Grosbeak. OK, this one was easy. Everyone got it right. Stay tuned for something tougher in the next edition of What’s This?

Rose-breasted Grosbeak / © Bryan Pfeiffer

Rose-breasted Grosbeak / © Bryan Pfeiffer

  1. Chris Terry says:

    Rose-breasted grosbeak. I’ve seen and heard one by my house once.

  2. Breast of a male rose breasted grosbeak

  3. Robbie Harold says:

    Breast of a rose-breasted grosbeak, peut-etre?

  4. Rose-breasted Grosbeak male woot!

  5. Linda Gionti says:

    a male Rose-breasted Grosbeak?

  6. Timothy Duclos says:

    Rose-breasted grosbeak?

  7. marion dobbs says:

    Rose-breasted Grosbeak

  8. Laurel says:

    Feathers on a rose-breasted grosbeak’s chest!

  9. Audrey Clark says:

    It’s a bird breast. Do I win?

  10. Susan Hindinger says:

    Rose breasted grosbeak chest feathers?

  11. Sue Cloutier says:

    Rose-breasted Grosbeak

  12. Rich Asarisi says:

    rose-breasted grosbeak

  13. Susan Carr says:

    Red-breasted grosbeak. I just saw him there, last week.

  14. Emily says:

    A Rose-breasted Grosbeak? These are so fun, thanks!

  15. Laurie Ross says:

    Rose-breasted Grosbeak

  16. Louanne Nielsen says:

    Rose-breasted Grosbeak

  17. Mark C. says:

    Lower breast of a rose breasted grosbeak!

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