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Lesser Grass Finch

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Photo by Francisco PaludoTibagi, PR, Brasil, February 2018
Photo by Francisco Paludo
Tibagi, PR, Brasil, February 2018

Alternative name: Gray-cheeked Grass-Finch

Emberizoides ypiranganus


[edit] Identification

20 cm (7¾ in)

  • Grey underparts
  • Yellow lower mandible
  • Long pointed tail

[edit] Distribution

South America: found in the marshes of South East Brazil, Uruguay, eastern Paraguay and north-eastern Argentina

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

Found in wet to damp grassland

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

They forage on the ground, but no information about their diet is available.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved Mar 2018)
  3. BF Member observations

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