Data for:
San Carlos, Salta, Argentina
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Passeriformes > Thraupidae

Chestnut-breasted Mountain-Finch

Poospizopsis caesar

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Medium-sized sparrow-like bird of rocky mountain scrub habitats. Gray above and white below, with a black mask, a white eyebrow, and a large red chest patch. Forages singly or in pairs low in shrubs and on the ground. Larger than brushfinches and more likely to be found in open areas. Listen for its sweet warbling whistled song.

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