Backyard Birds

Cuban Bullfinches

The Cuban Bullfinches (Melopyrrha nigra) is part of the tanager family (Thraupidae).

Distribution / Range

It is found in the Cayman Islands and Cuba; where it inhabits subtropical or tropical moist lowland or montane forests, as well as heavily degraded former forests.

Diet / Feeding

It eats seeds, fruit, insects, spiders and worms.


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