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Ochre-breasted brush-finch

Atlapetes semirufus Photo by Tony Morris (Wiki Aves de Colombia) Common name:ochre-brested brush-finch (en); tico-tico-de-peito-ocre (pt); tohi demi-roux (fr); atlapetes semirrufo (es); ockerbrust-buschammer (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily EmberizidaeRange:This species is found in the mountain of northern Venezuela and in the eastern slopes of the Andes in western Venezuela and northern Colombia as far south as Bogotá.Size:These birds […]

Sierra Madre sparrow

Xenospiza baileyi Photo by Miguel Manzo (NaturaLista) Common name:Sierra Madre sparrow (en); escrevedeira-serrana (pt); bruant des sierras (fr); sabanero serrano (es); sierraammer (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily EmberizidaeRange:This species is endemic to central Mexico, where it only occurs in two disjunct areas, one in Distrito federal, near Mexico City, and another in southern Durango.Size:These birds are 14-15 cm […]

Long-tailed reed-finch

Donacospiza albifrons Photo by Cláudio Timm (Wikipedia) Common name:long-tailed reed-finch (en); tico-tico-do-banhado (pt); donacospize des marais (fr); cachilo canela (es); riedammerfink (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily EmberizidaeRange:This species is found from south-eastern Brazil south to eastern Paraguay, Uruguay and north-eastern Argentina, and there is also a disjunct population in northern Bolivia.Size:These birds are 14-15 cm long and weigh […]

Saffron finch

Sicalis flaveola Photo by Claudio Marcio (Flickr) Common name:saffron finch (en); canário-da-terra-verdadeiro (pt); sicale bouton-d’or (fr); chirigüe azafranado (es); safranammer (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily EmberizidaeRange:This species occur in three disjunct areas in South America. The subspecies S.f. flaveola is found in Colombia, northern Venezuela and along coastal areas of the Guianas and Trinidad. S. f. valida in […]

Lesser seed-finch

Oryzoborus angolensis Photo by Dario Sanches (Flickr) Common name:lesser seed-finch (en); curió (pt); sporophile curio (fr); semillero curió (es); braunbauch-reisknacker (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily EmberizidaeRange:This species is found in South America, east of the Andes, from Colombia and Venezuela south to Bolivia, eastern Paraguay, southern Brazil and extreme north-eastern Argentina.Size:These birds are 10,5-13 cm long and weigh […]

Cinereous warbling-finch

Poospiza cinerea Photo by Jefferson Silva (Focusing on Wildlife) Common name:cinereous warbling-finch (en); capacetinho-cinza (pt); chipiu à tête cendrée (fr); monterita cabeza negra (es); graukopf-ammerfink (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily EmberizidaeRange:This species is endemic to south-eastern Brazil, and currently only found in a few scattered locations in Minas Gerais, Goiás and Mato Grosso do Sul.Size:These birds are 13 […]

Rufous-backed Inca-finch

Incaspiza personata Photo by Jacques Erard (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:rufous-backed Inca-finch (en); escrevedeira-inca-de-dorso-ruivo (pt); chipiu costumé (fr); semillero inca de lomo rufo (es); schwarzstirnammer (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily EmberizidaeRange:This species is endemic to north-western Peru, being found from southern Cajamarca south to western Huanaco.Size:These birds are 16,5-18 cm long and weigh 30-33 g.Habitat:The rufous-backed Inca-finch is […]

Crested bunting

Melophus lathami Photo by Sharad Agrawal (India Nature Watch) Common name:crested bunting (en); escrevedeira-de-poupa (pt); bruant huppé (fr); escribano crestado (es); haubenammer (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily EmberizidaeRange:This species is found from southern China, northern Vietnam, northern Laos and north-western Thailand, west to Nepal, central and north-western India, and northern Pakistan.Size:These birds are 16 cm long and weigh […]

Many-coloured Chaco-finch

Saltatricula multicolor Photo by Victor Merlino (Ecoregistros) Common name:many-coloured Chaco-finch (en); bico-de-pimenta-chaquenho (pt); saltatricule du Chaco (fr); pepitero chico (es); vielfarbenammer (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily EmberizidaeRange:This species is found from south-eastern Bolivia and western Paraguay  south to northern Argentina, Uruguay and marginally into south-western Brazil.Size:These birds are 18 cm long and weigh 20-25 g.Habitat:This species is mostly […]

Coal-crested finch

Charitospiza eucosma Photo by Tancredo Maia (Flickr) Common name:coal-crested finch (en); mineirinho (pt); charitospize charbonnier (fr); monterita crestada (es); weißwangen-zwergkardinal (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily EmberizidaeRange:This species is patchily distributed across north-eastern and central Brazil, in central Piauí, southern Maranhão and south-eastern Pará south through Goiás, western Bahia and central Minas Gerais to south-eastern Mato Grosso and central […]