rufous collared sparrow

rufous collared sparrow facts

Name: Chincol, Chingolo / Rufous-collared sparrow
Scientific Name: Zonotrichia capensis
Family: Emberizidae
Order: n/a
Size: 14 – 16 cms (6 – 7 in)
Weight: n/a

Distribution:
Throughout Chile

Residence:
They are absent only in July

Reproduction:
They nest in shrubs, scrub forest and on the ground; they lay 3 to 5 eggs.

Habitat:
All types of habitats.

Food Habits:
Omnivore

Observation:
There is light sexual dimorphism; the male has a tuft of feathers on the head, which is absent in the female.

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