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Strange Tails

We're delighted to have a strong population of strange-tailed tyrants at the reserve. So much so that we've adopted these beautiful and endangered birds as the symbol of the Trust

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Long-tailed Reed Finch

Long-tailed Reed Finch

Donacospiza albifrons

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We encounter the Long-tailed Reed Finch in the wetter areas of the reserve where it breeds.  a member of the family Emberizidae, it is found in central and NE Argentina.

It is attractively marked with brown streaky upperparts, buffy underparts and a prominent pale supercilium.  The head is grey, the bill is short and the tail is long and spiny.

The Argentine name is Cachilo Canela

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