Tucuman Mountain Finch

The Tucumán Mountain-finch is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. It is endemic to shrubby woodland in the Andes of north-western Argentina, but it is possible its distribution extends marginally into adjacent Bolivia. Together with the closely related Cochabamba Mountain-finch, it was formerly placed in the genus Poospiza. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The Tucuman Mountain Finch is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Emberizidae
Genus : Poospiza
Species : baeri
Authority : Oustalet, 1904