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Many-colored Chaco-finch

the Many-colored Chaco-finch (Saltatricula multicolor) is a songbird found in or near dry woodland in south-central South America in Argentina, Bolivia, Uruguay and Paraguay. It was formerly considered a member of Emberizidae, but genetic evidence suggests it is a finch-like tanager. It is monotypic within the genus Saltatricula.


  • Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern.
  • Klicka, J.; Burns, K.; & Spellman, G. M. (2007). Defining a monophyletic Cardinalini: A molecular perspective. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 45(3): 1014­-1032.

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