Tanagers

 

Male Lesser Antillean Bullfinch, Loxigilla noctisThe Lesser Antillean Bullfinch (Loxigilla noctis) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family.

 

Distribution / Range

It is found in Saint Barth, Saint Martin, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the British Virgin Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Its inhabits subtropical or tropical dry forests, moist lowland forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

 

Taxonomy

In 2006 the Barbados Bullfinch (Loxigilla barbadensis) was elevated to the species level; previously the species had been considered only a non-sexually dimorphic subspecies of the Lesser Antillean Bullfinch.

 

Female Lesser Antillean Bullfinch

Male Lesser Antillean Bullfinch

Female Lesser Antillean Bullfinch, Loxigilla noctisReferences

 

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Female Lesser Antillean Bullfinch, Loxigilla noctisMale Lesser Antillean Bullfinch, Loxigilla noctis

Male Lesser Antillean Bullfinch (Loxigilla noctis) with two females


 

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