Grassland Yellow Finch

Sicalis luteola - Sicale des savanes

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Thraupidés

  • Genus
    :

    Sicalis

  • Species
    :

    luteola

Descriptor

Sparrman, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 13 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 15 à 17 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Grassland Yellow Finch (Sicalis luteola) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family.

Subspecific information 8 Subspecies

  • Sicalis luteola chrysops (s Mexico to Nicaragua)
  • Sicalis luteola mexicana (c Mexico)
  • Sicalis luteola eisenmanni (nw Costa Rica to c Panama)
  • Sicalis luteola bogotensis (high elevation in n Colombia and nw Venezuela to Ecuador and s Peru)
  • Sicalis luteola luteola (lower elevation in n Colombia, c Venezuela, Guyana and n Brazil)
  • Sicalis luteola flavissima (Suriname to ne Brazil)
  • Sicalis luteola chapmani (nc Brazil)
  • Sicalis luteola luteiventris (s Brazil to c Argentina and c Chile)

Foreign names

  • Sicale des savanes,
  • Misto,
  • Tipio,
  • Kurzschnabel-Gilbammer,
  • Graslandsafraangors,
  • Fringuello giallo di prateria,
  • Gyllenfink,
  • Solbukspurv,
  • šafranka pasienková,
  • šafránka luční,
  • Lille Safranfinke,
  • sitruunasirkkunen,
  • sical de sabana,
  • szafranka skromna,
  • Короткоклювый сикалис,
  • セスジキンノジコ,
  • 草原黄雀鹀,
  • 草原黃雀鵐,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Pastureland

Geographic range

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