cardinal with black head orange beak

by pamela
(huntley il USA)

Looks like a cardinal with a black head and very orange beak red brighter than regular cardinal and seems larger. i believe that the female was also here...breast much lighter(almost white) also larger. Looks like black and red grosbeak? i live in Illinois. This bird only in Brazil?

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Likely a Rose-breasted grosbeak migrating south for the winter. You can learn lots more about them here.

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