The sooty grassquit (Tiaris fuliginosus) is a small bird formerly placed with the Emberizidae. It is now recognized as a...

The sooty grassquit (Tiaris fuliginosus) is a small bird formerly placed with the Emberizidae. It is now recognized as a...
Species: Sooty Grassquit   Asemospiza fuliginosa
Author: Aisse Gaertner
Date: 
Sunday, May 11, 2014
Added to IBC: 28 Apr 2015 - 13:27
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...tanager closely related to Darwins finches.

It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Guyana, Paraguay, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.