Black-backed grosbeak

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Black-backed grosbeak
Black-backed Grosbeak RWD2.jpg
At San Diego Zoo
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cardinalidae
Genus: Pheucticus
Species: P. aureoventris
Binomial name
Pheucticus aureoventris
d'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837

The black-backed grosbeak (Pheucticus aureoventris) is a large finch type bird found in South America in Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela. They are often kept as cagebirds.

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