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Colorín ventridorado

Passerina leclancherii

Description:

It measures 11.5 to 12.5 cm. The male has a green crown and orange chest, is blue above and yellow below. The female is grayish green above, wings and tail with blue tint, yellowish below, paler on the throat and belly. Both sexes have a yellow eye ring.

Habitat:

Tropical deciduous forests, shrubs, bushes and abandoned fields.

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2 Comments

Tavo
Tavo 7 years ago

YES, YOU'RE RIGHT DONNA, THIS BIRD IS ENDEMIC TO MEXICO, GREETINGS DONAA!!!

DonnaBollenbach
DonnaBollenbach 7 years ago

What a beautiful Orange Breasted Bunting! I understand they are endemic to Mexico, which would explain why I have never seen one in Florida. We do have the very colorful painted bunting though. Thanks for sharing!

Tavo
Spotted by
Tavo

Jalisco, Mexico

Spotted on Oct 20, 2012
Submitted on Oct 27, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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