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Colombia has more than 1920 species of birds, of which 80 are endemic, three have been introduced by humans, and 61 are rare or vagrants. One of the endemic species is believed to be extinct. The photo shows The saffron finch (Sicalis flaveola). This bird is a tanager from South America that is common in open and semi-open areas in lowlands outside the Amazon Basin. They have a wide distribution in Colombia, northern Venezuela, western Ecuador, western Peru, eastern and southern Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, northern Argentina, and Trinidad and Tobago.

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  • Copyright: Sergio Acin (sacimar) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4691 W: 53 N: 6429] (36911)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2016-12-18
  • Categories: Nature
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2018-10-02 5:13
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