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Yellow-faced Grassquit

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Tiaris olivacea Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Thraupidae Family
10-10.7 cm Length
Tropical (mainly lowland) moist shrubland & grassland. In:- Bahamas. Belize, Cayman Islands(to UK), Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico(to USA) Turks and Caicos Islands(to UK), USA & Venezuela. Habitat-Altitude-Range
(2-3)4 Brown-speckled white eggs, incubated by female for 12 - 14 days. Clutch
Mainly grass seeds, also berries and insects. Food  
Often found in mixed flocks. Habits
9523 - TSN: 726207  - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

view photos October 11, 2009 by luvaduju09 © all rights reserved    

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

Yellow-faced Grassquit song
(Tiaris olivaceus)
Robin Carter XC1131
19-07-2002, Costa Rica

Video by QuadcamV6 © all rights reserved

AKA:- Czech: Knežík žlutolící, kubánka velká
Danish: Stor Cubafinke
German: Goldbraue, Goldbrauen-Gimpelfink, GroßerKubafink, Grossesr Kubafink
English: Bryant's Grassquit, Olive finch, Yellow faced Grassquit, Yellow-faced Grassquit
Spanish: Ciguíta de Hierba, Cigüita de Hierba, Gorrión Barba Amarilla, Semillerito Cariamarillo, Semillero Cariamarillo, Semillero coroniamarilla, Semillero Oliváceo, Semillero Tomeguín, Tomeguín de la Tierra
Spanish (Colombia): Semillero Cariamarillo
Spanish (Costa Rica): Semillerito cariamarillo
Spanish (Cuba): Tomeguín de la Tierra
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Ciguíta de Hierba, Cigüita de Hierba
Spanish (Honduras): Semillero coroniamarilla
Spanish (Mexico): Semillero Oliváceo
Spanish (Nicaragua): Semillerito Cariamarillo
Spanish (Venezuela): Tordillo Coloradito
Finnish: Kultakurkkusirkkunen
French: Chanteur ŕ face jaune, Cici grand-chanteur, Grand Chanteur de Cuba, Sporophile ŕ face jaune, Sporophile grand chanteur, Sporophile grand-chanteur, Tiaris ŕ face jaune
Haitian Creole French: Ti Zčb
Italian: Erbero facciagialla, Fringuello cantore facciagialla
Japanese: kimayukubiwasuzume
Japanese: キマユクビワスズメ
Latin: Tiaris olivacea, Tiaris olivaceus
Dutch: Grote Cubavink, Grote Cuba-vink
Norwegian: Gulstrupegresspurv, Stor kubafink
Polish: kubanik wiekszy, kubanik większy
Russian: Желтолицый вьюрок-тиарис, Оливковый вьюрок
Slovak: ostrovcan trávový, ostrovčan trávový
Swedish: Större kubafink
Chinese: 黄脸草雀


Tiaris olivacea
Tiaris olivacea bryanti
Tiaris olivacea intermedia
Tiaris olivacea intermedius
Tiaris olivacea olivacea
Tiaris olivacea pusilla
Tiaris olivacea pusillus
Tiaris olivacea ravida
Tiaris olivacea ravidus


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