The Rose-bellied Bunting (Passerina rositae) is a species of bird in the Cardinalidae family. It is also known as Rosita's Bunting. It is endemic to a tiny strip of hills along the Pacific slope of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in the Mexican states of Oaxaca and Chiapas,
This is a great way to show students how different birds eat based on the type of beak they have. I first did this experiment when I worked at the Cincinnati Zoo. The blog includes great photos of birds with close ups on the beaks. It also has links to some printables to use.