Dark-eyed juncos measure up to 6.3 inches in length and weigh up to 1.1 ounces.
3 dark-eyed junco eggs in a nest
Dark-eyed juncos typically lay from 3 to 5 eggs, though sometimes they will lay a 6th.
Both parents feed their fledgling Dark-Eyed Junco babies.
Mother dark-eyed junco standing on a rock with one of her chicks
Baby dark-eyed juncos leave the nest 9 - 12 days after hatching.
A dark-eyed junco standing in the snow
Dark-eyed juncos are often called snowbirds because some species reappear in the winter.