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15â€“16Â·5 cm (6-6Â½ in)
Central plateau of Mexico (Puebla to Oaxaca).
Was formerly placed in genus Aimophila.
Semi-open scub, thickets, grassy clearings and thorn forests.
Their diet consists of seeds, insects and spiders, also some fruits.
They construct a cup nest from dry grass and twigs. They line it with fine grass and hair.
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