Family New World Sparrows
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.

Illustration © David Allen Sibley.
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Text © Kenn Kaufman, adapted from
Lives of North American Birds

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“Tik-zeee” or “Tik-zeee-zeee”
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