Blue-black Grassquit

Volatinia jacarina - Jacarini noir

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Thraupidés

  • Genus
    :

    Volatinia

  • Species
    :

    jacarina

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 11 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 9 à 12 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Jacarini noir
♂ adult
Jacarini noir
♀ adult

Blue-black Grassquit (Volatinia jacarina) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Volatinia jacarina jacarina (se Peru to e Brazil and south to n Argentina)
  • Volatinia jacarina splendens (Mexico to Colombia and east through Venezuela and the Guianas to the Amazon Basin. Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada.)
  • Volatinia jacarina peruviensis (w Ecuador, w Peru and nw Chile)

Foreign names

  • Jacarini noir,
  • Semillero volatinero,
  • tiziu,
  • Jacarinitangare,
  • jakariniai pinty,
  • Jacarinagors,
  • Erbero neroblu,
  • jakarinitangara,
  • Jakarinispurv,
  • jakarína tmavá,
  • jakarini modročerný,
  • Jakarinifinke,
  • samettisirkkunen,
  • sit blau i negre,
  • polniczka,
  • Якарина,
  • シコンヒワ,
  • 蓝黑草鹀,
  • 藍黑草鵐,

Voice song and cries

Jacarini noir
♂ adult

Habitat

Jacarini noir
♂ adult

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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