Common Diuca-Finch Diuca diuca

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Thraupidae
  • Polytypic: 4 subspecies
  • Authors: Megan Cookson, Casey H. Richart, and Kevin J. Burns

Priorities for Future Research

Parker et al. (1996) list the research priority for the Common Diuca-Finch as "low" compared to other Neotropical birds. Future research should include how human activities affect populations since many populations live in cultivated areas, as well as more in depth research of how nest placement effects predation, and if loss of certain plant species could have a secondary effect on diuca-finch nests and young. Molecular sequence divergence between the diuca-finch subspecies has not been studied.

Recommended Citation

Cookson, M., C. H. Richart, and K. J. Burns (2018). Common Diuca-Finch (Diuca diuca), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.