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Saffron Finch Sicalis flaveola

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Saffron Yellow-finch, Pelzeln's Finch, Yellow Finch
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago - Feb, 2006 © Kent Nickell  Pixaim, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Sep, 2000 © Arthur Grosset  Panama City, Panama - Jan 18, 2004 © R S Scanlon  Laguna de Sonso, near Buga, Colombia - May 3, 2004 © R S Scanlon  Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Aug, 2007 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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(1) N. and e. Colombia, n. Venezuela, Trinidad, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana, and ne. Brazil.
Introduced to the Hawaiian Is. (Oahu, Hawaii), c. Panama (Canal Zone), Jamaica and Puerto Rico.
(2) W. Ecuador and nw. Peru.
(3) Ne. Brazil.
(4) Se. Brazil, e. Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay and c. Argentina.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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