Rusty flowerpiercer

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

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.