Slaty finch

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Slaty finch
male with leucistic tail.
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Haplospiza
H. rustica
Binomial name
Haplospiza rustica
(Tschudi, 1844)

The slaty finch (Haplospiza rustica) is a bird species in the family Thraupidae (formerly in Emberizidae).

It is found in Central America and the northern Andes. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and heavily degraded former forest.


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