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White-winged Diuca-Finch Idiopsar speculifer



Distinguishing Characteristics

The White-winged Diuca Finch is a large terrestrial finch. It is named for an obscure white section of the otherwise black outer primaries. Apart from the white wings, this gray species has a white belly, a white throat and a white arc below the eye. From a distance the white is often not visible, but the short bill and front heavy body lend to a distinctive shape.

Similar Species

White-throated Sierra-Finch (Phrygilus erythronotus)

Detailed Description

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Bare Parts

Red iris.

Black bill.

Gray tarsi and toes.

Recommended Citation

White-winged Diuca-Finch (Idiopsar speculifer), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: