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SPECIES INFO

The Yellow-shouldered Grassquit (Loxipasser anoxanthus) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. Sometimes classified in the bunting and American sparrow family Emberizidae, more recent studies have shown it to belong in the tanager family. It is monotypic within the genus Loxipasser. It is found in Cayman Islands and Jamaica. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

Source
  • BirdLife International 2004. Loxipasser anoxanthus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 26 July 2007.
 



                                     



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