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Black-faced Grassquit

Tiaris bicolor

Widespread in the Caribbean region is this dark, stubby little finch. Black-faced Grassquits live in brushy fields, clearings, and the edges of woods, often gathering in small flocks. Common in the Bahamas, they have strayed to Florida on several occasions.
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Widespread in the Caribbean region is this dark, stubby little finch. Black-faced Grassquits live in brushy fields, clearings, and the edges of woods, often gathering in small flocks. Common in the Bahamas, they have strayed to Florida on several occasions.
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