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Red-crested Finch

Coryphospingus cucullatus


Passeriform bird, belongs to the Thraupidae family. Completely red, wit dark red in the back. Head has a intense red crown and some dark areas arrround.


This picture was taken in the top of the Cerro San Bernardo, in Salta City in Northern Argentina. However I also had the chance to see it in Buenos Aires and Formosa provinces. It is common in open and rural areas. Scarce in urban areas.

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SA, Argentina

Spotted on Oct 31, 2015
Submitted on Nov 12, 2017

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