Pheucticus melanocephalus is found throughout most of western North America, from the Pacific to the eastern foothills of the Rocky Mountains. These birds winter in Mexico and spend the remainder of the year throughout western United States and Canada, from Montana through Oregon and along the Pacific coast to Baja, California. Black-headed grosbeaks are found as far east as Kansas and Oklahoma and north throughout the provinces of Saskatchewan and British Columbia.
Biogeographic Regions: nearctic (Native ); neotropical (Native )Rights Holder
: The Regents of the University of Michigan and its licensorsBibliographic Citation
: Friesner, L. 2006. "Pheucticus melanocephalus" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 27, 2013 at Citation Link