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Guadalupe Junco

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Junco insularis


[edit] Identification

  • Greyish head
  • Brown upperparts
  • Blackish wings and tail
  • White tail sides
  • White underparts

[edit] Distribution

Endemic to Guadalupe Island (off western Baja California; Mexico)

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species.
Formerly included in Dark-eyed Junco.

[edit] Habitat

Oak-pine forests.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Breeding

They lay their 3-4 eggs during February to June. There may be a second clutch in good years.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from
  2. Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2014. IOC World Bird Names (version 4.3). Available at
  3. AvianWeb

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