painted bunting

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Related to Passerina ciris: Passerina cyanea

painted bunting

n.
A small bird (Passerina ciris) of Central America and southern North America, the male of which has brilliant multicolored plumage.

paint′ed bunt′ing


n.
a brilliantly colored bunting, Passerina ciris, of the southern U.S. and northern Mexico.
[1805–15, Amer.]
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Las especies mas frecuentes como mascotas fueron: Passerina cyanea (Indigo Bunting), Melopyrrha nigra (Cuban bullfinch), Tiaris olivaceus (Yellow-faced Grassquit), Passerina ciris (Painted Bunting) y Amazona leucocephala (Cuban Amazon).
Se registraron especies importantes desde el punto de vista de la conservation, como Mycteria americana y Passerina ciris.