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GALLERIES > BIRDS > EMBERIZOIDAE > THRAUPIDAE > PATAGONIAN SIERRA-FINCH [Phrygilus patagonicus]



Patagonian Sierra-finch Picture @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Ushuaia, Argentina
GPS: -54.8S, -68.6W, elev=21' MAP
Date: January 4, 2010
ID : 7C2V5701 [3888 x 2592]

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SPECIES INFO

The Patagonian Sierra-finch (Phrygilus patagonicus) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. It is found in Argentina and Chile. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and temperate grassland.

Its diet consists mainly of seeds, flower parts, nectar, fruit, and insects, but it has also been seen to forage on human refuse.





                                     



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