Verdin

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Verdin

Auriparus flaviceps
  • ORDER: Passeriformes
  • FAMILY: Remizidae
Basic Description

A tiny, active songbird of the arid southwestern United States and northern Mexico, the Verdin is the only North American member of the penduline-tit family (Remizidae). Vocal and often conspicuous despite its size, it builds a large enclosed nest in thorny scrub.

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Other Names
  • Pájaro Moscón Baloncito (Spanish)
  • Auripare verdin (French)
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