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The plumbeous sierra finch (Phrygilus unicolor) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae.

Plumbeous sierra finch
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A male in Argentina
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A female at the El Tatio geyser in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Phrygilus
P. unicolor
Binomial name
Phrygilus unicolor

It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland and pastureland.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Phrygilus unicolor". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

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