Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae (Tanagers and allies)  
Genus: Tiaris (4 species, 5 worldwide)


Black-faced Grassquit
Black-faced Grassquit (Tiaris bicolor grandior) Male
Isla San Andres, Colombia  
   

Black-faced Grassquit
Black-faced Grassquit (Tiaris bicolor grandior) Female
Isla San Andres, Colombia  
   


Sooty Grassquit
Sooty Grassquit (Tiaris fuliginosus)
Fazenda Grotão, Brasília, DF, Brazil
  Darker than other birds in the genus.
   
Photograph by Rodrigo Conte   © All Rights Reserved.


Dull-colored Grassquit
Dull-colored Grassquit (Tiaris obscurus obscurus)
Aguas Calientes, Peru
  The ancestor of Darwin's finches on the Galapagos Islands.
   

Male and female similar. The ancestor of Darwin's finches on the Galapagos Islands.

Yellow-faced Grassquit
Yellow-faced Grassquit (Tiaris olivaceus pusillus) Male
Rancho Margot, Costa Rica  
   

Yellow-faced Grassquit
Yellow-faced Grassquit (Tiaris olivaceus) Female
ProAves Cerulean Warbler Reserve, San Vicente de Chucuri, Santander, Colombia  
   

A small and common seedeater found in tall grass.


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