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Grassquits

Sporophile

Thraupidae

Lives, Habitats & Pictures of the Grassquits


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Grassquits

There are three types of grassquits found near the North American continent. These are the Yellow-faced Grassquit, Black-faced Grassquit and the Cuban Grassquit. All three of these species are found in the West Indies and have been reported seen as vagrant birds, who were probably blown onto the mainland by storms or strong winds.

Grassquits are ground feeding birds and are recognized as being in the same family group as sparrows. These large billed birds are seen along the edge of the forest or in fields where they feed on seeds of various plants.

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References to Other Bird Sites:

Avibase - the world bird database

ABA - American Birding Association

AOS - The American Ornitholgy Society

ABC - American Bird Conservancy

eBird - TheCornellLab of Ornithology

NA - National Geographic

NAC - National Audubon Society


Classic Collection of North American Birds

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