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Bolivian Warbling Finch

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Photo by PaulvanGiersbergenPhotographed:  La Higuera, Bolivia, July 2013
Photo by PaulvanGiersbergen
Photographed: La Higuera, Bolivia, July 2013
Poospiza boliviana

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[edit] Identification

15–16 cm

  • Greyish-brown upper parts
  • Small pointed bill

[edit] Distribution

South America: found in the Andes of Bolivia and adjacent north-western Argentina (Jujuy).

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

Montane scrub.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

They forage under dense shrubbery, singly or in pairs and occasionally with other finches. It is thought they eat insects and seeds.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved April 2014)

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