Birds of Colombia
PASSERIFORMES: Cardinalidae (Cardinals, Grosbeaks and allies)
Genus: Amaurospiza (1 species, 4 worldwide)
(Amaurospiza aequatorialis) Male
Tandayapa Valley, Pichincha province, Ecuador
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Rare. From a four way split of the Blue Seedeater. The male is very similar to the male Blue-black Grassquit, but has a slightly thicker bill. Best bet look for a female, which is unstreaked brown, darker on back.
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