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Saffron Finch (Sicalis flaveola) An adult Saffron Finch resting on a tree. Animalia,Animals,Aves,Birds,Caribbean,Saffron Finch,Sicalis flaveola,Trinidad and Tobago Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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  1. Lovely, vibrant little bird, beautifully photographed. Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you! At the location I took this photo there was close to 200 of them. Posted one year ago
  2. Great image , Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks so much! Posted one year ago
  3. Such a lovely little bird! And thank you Wesley for your very interesting article. Looking forward to more! Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you for your kind words and of course, for reading it! Will definitely be posting more, and yes the Saffron Finch is one of my favourites! Posted one year ago

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The Saffron Finch is a tanager from South America and is common in both open and semi-open areas in lowlands outside the Amazon Basin. They have a wide distribution in Colombia, Venezuela , Ecuador, Peru, Brazil and Argentina. Formerly, it was placed in the Emberizidae but it is close to the seedeaters.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Wesley Goorachan
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By Wesley Goorachan

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Uploaded Mar 17, 2021. Captured Mar 16, 2021 16:42.
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6
  • f/6.3
  • 1/395s
  • ISO400
  • 600mm