Zapata Sparrow (Torreornis inexpectata varonai)

Zapata Sparrow (Torreornis inexpectata varonai)
Species: Zapata Sparrow   Torreornis inexpectata
Subspecies: varonai
Author: jacqueserard
Monday, December 31, 2018
Added to IBC: 12 Jul 2019 - 14:28
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Altitude (m): 
9 meters


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Birds of the West Indies
Most people associate the Caribbean with palm-fringed sandy beaches, cricket and rum. Mention the West Indies to birders and they think todies and tremblers, among a remarkable array of c. 190 endemic species. Furthermore, no fewer than six families are confined to the region, and another (spindalises) virtually so. The region also receives many vagrants from both North and South America, and even transatlantic arrivals from Europe.


jacqueserard, IBC1594086. Accessible at

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jacqueserard, IBC1594086. Photo of Zapata Sparrow Torreornis inexpectata at Cayo Coco, Cuba. Accessible at

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