Haplospiza

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Haplospiza
Haplospiza-rustica-002.jpg
Slaty finch (male) with leucistic tail.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Haplospiza
Cabanis, 1851
species

H. rustica
H. unicolor

Haplospiza is a small genus of birds in the Thraupidae family. Sometimes classified in the bunting and American sparrow family Emberizidae, more recent studies have shown it to belong in the Thraupidae. Its two members breed in subtropical or tropical moist forest in Central and South America. They are often associated with bamboo. They are

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