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Bucanetes githagineus -Salinas de Janubio, Lanzarote, Spain-8.jpg
Trumpeter finch, Bucanetes githagineus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Subfamily: Carduelinae
Genus: Bucanetes
Cabanis, 1851

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Bucanetes is a genus of passerine birds in the finch family. It contains two species:[1]

The genus name is from Ancient Greek bukanetes, "trumpeter".[2]


  1. ^ Gill, Frank; Donsker, David (eds.). "Finches, euphonias". World Bird List Version 5.2. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 5 June 2015. 
  2. ^ Jobling, James A. (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. London, United Kingdom: Christopher Helm. p. 79. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4. 

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