Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae (Tanagers & Allies)  
Genus: Haplospiza (1 species, 2 worldwide)

Slaty Finch
Slaty Finch (Haplospiza rustica) Male
Guadalupe, Panama  
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Slaty Finch
Slaty Finch (Haplospiza rustica rustica) Female
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Associated with bamboo. Possibly has regional migration, or wanders.
Globe-shaped nest with a roof and a side entrance, made of moss and fern.

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