Reaches a height of 17,5 cm. Its coloration is generally grey with white spots on the stomach and abdomen, and cinnamon-colored sections in the lower stomach. White subcaudal feathers with cinnamon-colored edges. Blackish wings and tail, the end has white spots. Lives in all environments: farms, villages, hills, streams, forests, gardens, and cities. In Chile there are three subspecies.

Family: Fringillidae

Distribution: Lives from Antofagasta to Beagle Canal. Introduced on Easter Island.

Habitat: all kinds of environments, from camps , villages , hills , streams and forests to city squares