Rusty flowerpiercer

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Rusty flowerpiercer
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Diglossa
D. sittoides
Binomial name
Diglossa sittoides
(D'Orbigny and Lafresnaye, 1838)
Diglossa sittoides, female

The rusty flowerpiercer (Diglossa sittoides) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Diglossa sittoides". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.