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SPECIES INFO

The Coal-crested Finch (Charitospiza eucosma) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. Sometimes classified in the bunting and American sparrow family Emberizidae, more recent studies suggest it is closer to the tanagers. It is the only member of the genus Charitospiza.

It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, and Brazil. Its natural habitat is dry savanna. It is threatened by habitat loss.





                                     



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