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Sporophila palustris
Photo by Fritz73
Location: Esteros del Ibera, Corrientes, Argentina


White throat, cheeks and upper breast, reddish-brown underparts and rump. Grey neck and crown, dark grey wings and tail with a white patch at the base of the primaries. Females are dull brown.


Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay.



Wet grassland and marshes


Diet: is exclusively the seedheads of grasses.
Voice: high-pitched whistles and chiuu sounds

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