A bird panting during the heat of the day.

A bird panting during the heat of the day.
Species: Wedge-tailed Grass-finch   Emberizoides herbicola
Subspecies: sphenurus
Author: Pieter de Groot Boersma
Friday, July 1, 2011
Added to IBC: 1 Dec 2011 - 12:53
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Altitude (m): 
19 meters


This species has a population in the Sipaliwini savanna, at the border with Brazil. Next to that there is only one other known population of this species in Suriname, namely in the isolated Coesewijne savanna. Filmed from a car with the engine still running.


Pieter de Groot Boersma, IBC1194354. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1194354.

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Pieter de Groot Boersma, IBC1194354. Video of Wedge-tailed Grass-finch Emberizoides herbicola at Coesewijne Savanne, Suriname. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1194354.

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