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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Thraupidae.


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  • Other flagship species include the bizarre long-wattled umbrella bird (Cephalopterus penduliger, VU) and the blue-black grassquit (Volatinia jacarina).

    Biological diversity in Tumbes-Chocó-Magdalena

  • Several birds, such as the Peruvian song-sparrow (Zonotrichia capensis) and the Pacific blue-black grassquit (Volatinia jacarina) visit the lomas at the beginning of the winter when many insect pupae hatch.

    Atacama desert


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