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Peg-billed Finch (Acanthidops bairdi) Another spectacular bird that's not easy to see. Acanthidops bairdi,Costa Rica,Geotagged,Peg-billed finch Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Peg-billed Finch (Acanthidops bairdi)

Another spectacular bird that's not easy to see.

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The peg-billed finch is a passerine bird endemic to the highlands of Costa Rica and western Panama. Despite its name, it is not a true finch, but now recognized as a member of the tanager family, after being long placed in the Emberizidae.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Mike Melton
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By Mike Melton

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Uploaded Jan 25, 2023. Captured in J4VX+GRX, Carr. Interamericana, San José, Copey, Costa Rica.