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Blue black grassquit, Uraba, Colombia Remote shot. This is the male, the female is light brown. Antioquia,Blue black grassquit,Colombia,Colombia Choco & Pacific region,South America,Uraba,Urabá,Volatinia jacarina,World Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

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The blue-black grassquit is a small bird in the tanager family, Thraupidae. It was previously classified in the bunting and American sparrow family, Emberizidae. It breeds from southern Mexico through Central America, and South America as far as northern Chile, Argentina and Paraguay, and on Trinidad and Tobago. It is the only member of the genus ''Volatinia''.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Mar 8, 2018. Captured Oct 25, 2017 09:49.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/8.0
  • 1/400s
  • ISO560
  • 550mm