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Alternative name: Tanzania Seedeater
Length 14-15 cm; a dark brown canary.
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Similar to the Thick-billed Seedeater, but is smaller, with a whitish throat, heavily streaked underparts, lacks white wing bars, and has thin white lines around the eye (rather than a white forehead).
Forest and bushland.
Classified as Near Threatened in the 2008 IUCN Red List.1
Diet includes fruit and hard seeds of trees and shrubs and also forages on the ground.
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