Biodiversity - Chestnut-capped Brush-Finch

  • Name: Chestnut-capped Brush-Finch

  • Scientific name: Arremon brunneinucha

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Emberizidae

Status:  Common

Size:  18.5 cm

Weight:  42 grams

Elevation:  up to 2,500 meters above sea level.

 

Forms pairs or family groups.

When frightened, will leave in a sudden flight to a perch where it walks from side to side with the throat inflated.

Jumps along the ground, moving small pieces of rotten wood and leaf litter with beak.

Feeds on beetles, cockroaches, crickets, moths, spiders and small centepieds.  Compliments diet with some small invertebrates and small fruits.

 





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That the leak of just one drop of water at a time equals approximately 5 liters of water per day.

Please help to control leaky faucets.

Use water rationally.

 

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Yellow-bellied SeedeaterThis species is commonly seen along the roadside in our community...
  • Name: Yellow-bellied Seedeater

  • Scientific name: Sporophila nigricollis

  • Family: Emberizidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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Kevyn-Alexandre Paré

588 Vimont Montreal Canada (H1V 3K6) This was a lovely place with a lot of kind people, from the owner and people working there. The style of this place is unique with it's wood structure and it's roof in bamboo. The morning breakfast are just delicious and more then enough. We stayed to rest before our Chirripo hike that was ...
 
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