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Genus: Phrygilus

[edit] Description

Phrygilus is a genus of mainly Andean seed-eating tanagers commonly known as sierra-finches.

[edit] Taxonomy

Phrygilus is a genus in the family Thraupidae.
It was formerly placed in the family Emberizidae.

Genus Phrygilus viewedit
P. atriceps Black-hooded Sierra Finch
P. punensis Peruvian Sierra Finch
P. gayi Gray-hooded Sierra Finch
P. patagonicus Patagonian Sierra Finch
P. fruticeti Mourning Sierra Finch
P. unicolor Plumbeous Sierra Finch
P. dorsalis Red-backed Sierra Finch
P. erythronotus White-throated Sierra Finch
P. plebejus Ash-breasted Sierra Finch
P. carbonarius Carbonated Sierra Finch
P. alaudinus Band-tailed Sierra Finch

[edit] References

This thread discusses a recent (2011) phylogenetic study of the genus.


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