Parrot-billed Seedeater

The Parrot-billed Seedeater is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Parrot-billed Seedeater (Sporophila peruviana) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. It is found in Ecuador and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and subtropical or tropical moist shrubland. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Sporophila peruviana. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 27 July 2007. More

Upper Right: A parrot-billed seedeater takes flight from its perch on a ginger plant. Lower Right: The male greater curassow is native to Central America. The greater curassow is the largest bird in the rainforest, with a wingspan of five to six feet in the wild. Above: A lone feather from one of three scarlet ibis rests on a rail in the rainforest. More

Parrot-billed Seedeater (Sporophila peruviana) (TE) - A small flock at Ecuasal. Drab Seedeater (Sporophila simplex) (TE) - We finally found a few after sorting through large flocks of other finches in Catamayo. Chestnut-throated Seedeater (Sporophila telasco) - Hundreds of them in Catamayo, but we also saw them in various other places in the west. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Emberizidae
Genus : Sporophila
Species : peruviana
Authority : (Lesson, 1842)