Dull-coloured grassquit

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Dull-coloured grassquit
Dull-colored Grassquit (Tiaris obscurus).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Tiaris
T. obscurus
Binomial name
Tiaris obscurus

Asemospiza obscura

The dull-coloured grassquit (Tiaris obscurus) is a small bird. It is recognized as a tanager closely related to Darwin's finches.

It is found in northwestern Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and western Venezuela. It is a vagrant to Paraguay and central Brazil. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical moist montane forest, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.


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