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(Redirected from Passerina ciris)
5 1/2" (14 cm)
Accidental vagrant north and west of range.
Open areas with dense brush at all seasons.
Males will fight to hold territories; these fights are sometimes bloody and even fatal.
Diet includes seeds and insects, which they generally find on the ground or in a low brush.
They are territorial with males defending the territory by singing from a high perch, often hidden in the gallery.
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