Southern yellow grosbeak

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Southern yellow grosbeak
Pheucticus chrysogaster (male) -Ecuador-8.jpg
Male in Ecuador
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cardinalidae
Genus: Pheucticus
Species: P. chrysogaster
Binomial name
Pheucticus chrysogaster
Lesson, 1832

the southern yellow grosbeak, or golden-bellied grosbeak (Pheucticus chrysogaster), is a species of cardinal in the Cardinalidae family. It is very similar to, and has sometimes been considered conspecific with the Mexican yellow grosbeak.

The southern yellow grosbeak is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.

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