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SPECIES INFO

The Azores Bullfinch (Pyrrhula murina) is a critically endangered passerine endemic to São Miguel Island, Azores.

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The Azores Bullfinch was previously regarded as subspecies of the Eurasian Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula), but Pyrrhula pyrrhula and Pyrrhula murina were split into separate species in 1993. This plump bird reaches a size of 17 cm.

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Notes
  1. ^ BirdLife International (2004). Pyrrhula murina. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 10 October 2006. Database entry includes justification for why this species is critically endangered
  2. ^ British Birds 85(12): 677-680.





                                     



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