The black-thighed grosbeak is a large seed-eating bird in the cardinal family, which is endemic to the mountains of Costa Rica and western Panama.
This species breeds from about 1,000 m altitude or 1,500 m up to 2,600 m and is found in canopy, woodland edge and semi-open habitats such as pasture with some trees. The nest is a thin cup constructed on a bulky twig base 1–3 m up in a small tree or amongst vines. The female lays two brown-spotted pale blue eggs between.. more
Similar species: Passerines
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