Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Passerellidae (New World Sparrows)  
Genus: Oreothraupis (1 species, 1 worldwide)

Tanager Finch
Tanager Finch (Oreothraupis arremonops)
El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia  

A large, stocky bird, now considered a giant sparrow. Rare and local along mossy branches around 2500m on the western Andean slope.

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