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SPECIES INFO

The Tit-like Dacnis, Xenodacnis parina, is a small neotropical passerine bird found in southern Ecuador and Peru. Its Spanish name is Azulito Altoandino. It is found in Andean montane scrub forests from 3000 m to 4600 m elevation.

Adults reach 12.5 cm in length. Males are solid deep blue with dark eyes, bill, and feet. Female of all subspecies is duller, with rufous-brown underparts.





                                     



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