Black-and-white seedeater

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Black-and-white seedeater
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Captive male
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Sporophila
S. luctuosa
Binomial name
Sporophila luctuosa
(Lafresnaye, 1843)
Sporophila luctuosa map.svg

The black-and-white seedeater (Sporophila luctuosa) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.



  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Sporophila luctuosa". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22723437A94817495. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22723437A94817495.en. Retrieved 11 November 2021.