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Black-throated Finch

(Poephila cincta)
Alternate name(s): "Parson Finch", "Black-throat", "Diggle's Finch", "Black-rumped Finch", "Black-tailed Finch"
Size: 9-11 cm
Weight: 13-16 g

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Black-throated Finch at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "cincta"

ADULT

MALE

Frontal view of a male Black-throated Finch; note the characteristic large black throat patch (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Mareeba Wetlands, QLD, July 2013]

Frontal view of a male Black-throated Finch with its head turned (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Mareeba Wetlands, QLD, July 2013]

Near-lateral view of a male Black-throated Finch (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Mareeba Wetlands, QLD, July 2013]

FEMALE

Two Black-throated Finches in a dead tree; the relatively small throat patches compared with the birds shown above indicate that they are both females (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Mareeba Wetlands, QLD, July 2013]

Two female Black-throated Finches; slightly different postures (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Mareeba Wetlands, QLD, July 2013]

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