Black-faced Grassquit

Melanospiza bicolor

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Tanagers (Thraupidae)

Code 4

BFGR

Code 6

MELBIC

ITIS

HEAD

Black-faced Grassquit Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Medium brown to brown-black.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black and olive.
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Black-faced Grassquit Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 10-11 cm (4-4.5 in)
  • Weight: 9 g (0.3 oz)
  • Size: Very Small (3 - 5 in)
  • Color Primary: Black, Olive
  • Underparts: Black
  • Upperparts: Dark olive-black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Black-faced Grassquit Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Weak fluttering flight of short duration, with series of rapid wing beats followed by wings pulled in to sides, repeated.
  • Wingspan Range: 17-18 cm (6.5-7 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Black
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