Dickcissel

Spiza americana

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The dickcissel (Spiza americana) is a small American seed-eating bird in the family Cardinalidae. It breeds on the prairie grasslands of the midwestern United States and winters in Central America, northern Colombia and northern Venezuela. It is the only member of the genus Spiza, though some sources list another supposedly extinct species (see below).

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Lee Hoy, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/6491715
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dickcissel

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