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Verdin
Auriparus flavicepes

Verdin
Verdin taking flight from a chuparosa. Ajo, AZ.
Verdin
Verdin

Size: 4.5 inches
Overall Color: gray-yellow
Occurrence: widespread
Diet: insects, seeds, berries
Nest: spherical with side entrance
Field Identification: yellow head, red patch on shoulder, hyperactive
Season: year-round


Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: 56 Remizidae (verdins)
Genus: Auriparus
Species: flavicepes

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