Cuban grassquit

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Cuban grassquit
Tiaris canorus -Canberra Walk In Aviary, Australia-8a.jpg
Male at Canberra Walk In Aviary, Australia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae (see text)
Genus: Tiaris
Species: T. canorus
Binomial name
Tiaris canorus
(Gmelin, 1789)

The Cuban grassquit (Tiaris canorus) is a small bird formerly placed with the Emberizidae. It is now recognized as a tanager closely related to Darwin's finches. It is found in Bahamas, Cuba, and Turks and Caicos Islands.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.

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