|Patagonian Yellow-finch Sicalis lebruni
Chilean name: Chirihue austral
|Tierra del Fuego, Chile
The Patagonian Yellow-finch is distributed in southern Argentina and the extreme south of Chile including Tierra del Fuego. It is found in grassy Patagonian steppe but requires earth banks for nesting.
|Identification is easy since it is the only yellow-finch in its range. Look also for the distinctive grey flanks and greenish-yellow shoulders.|