Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae (Tanagers & Allies)  
Genus: Asemospiza (2 species, 2 worldwide)

Sooty Grassquit
Sooty Grassquit (Asemospiza fuliginosa)
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 (Asemospiza obscura)
Aguas Calientes, Peru  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Male and female similar. The ancestor of Darwin's finches on the Galapagos Islands.
A more uniform and browner individual from Colombia (race,age,breeding?).

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Really Experimental sites:       Guyana       Cuba