Many-colored Chaco Finch (Saltatricula multicolor) - HBW 16, p. 683
French: Saltatricule du Chaco
Other common names: Many-colored Chaco Sparrow
Taxonomy: Saltator multicolor Burmeister, 1860, Paraná, Entre Ríos, Argentina.
Molecular data indicate that genus is more closely related to the tanagers (Thraupidae) than to members of present family; furthermore, this species was found to be embedded within genus Saltator, as sister-species of Black-throated Saltator (Saltator atricollis), with the Saltator clade sister to all other Thraupidae. Further research required. Monotypic.
Distribution: SE Bolivia (E Santa Cruz, Chuquisaca and Tarija), W Paraguay (W of R Paraguay), N Argentina E of foothills (S to C Mendoza, S San Luis, S Córdoba and S Santa Fe, and from C Formosa and C Chaco S to S Corrientes and Entre Ríos) and NW Uruguay.
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Adult perched in Chaco Forest
Locality Villa Guillermina, Santa Fe Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
Horacio Luna 10 August 2013 48 weeks ago 4.6
Male high in the forest
Locality San Bernardo, Santa Fe Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
Horacio Luna 3 May 2014 10 weeks ago 4.5
A bird on a branch.
Locality El Tunal, Salta Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
Nick Athanas 10 December 2006 5 years ago 4.2
Adult in forest
Locality Gregoria Pérez de Denis, Santa Fe Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
Horacio Luna 28 September 2012 1 year ago 4
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Silvia Vitale 28 February 2012 2 years ago 3.4
An adult bird perching on a branch
Locality San Miguel de Tucumán, Tucumán Province, Argentina
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