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Faro, Portugal
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Passeriformes > Passeridae

White-winged Snowfinch

Montifringilla nivalis

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Identification

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Distinctive long-tailed and long-winged inhabitant of high alpine zones; can be found slightly lower down in winter and around ski resorts, where it can be quite approachable. Black-and-white wings striking in flight. In the breeding season, the bill is dark and the chin is black (bill yellowish and chin patch absent in nonbreeding season). The head is paler grey in winter. Feeds on seeds and insects.

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