(887) 15 cm; 15 g
Alike. Nondescript brownish bird, no bold diagnostic features. Pale
eyebrow and cinnamon wash to underparts.
to ad but slightly paler.
common near-endemic in dry west; highly nomadic. Usually gregarious;
in loose flocks from a few birds to hundreds.
and semi-arid open, usually stony, dry sparse shrublands, grassland
seeds; also some insects.
monotonous canary-like song.
Shallow cup nest built by F; placed behind rock or tuft of grass.
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