Black-backed grosbeak

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Black-backed grosbeak
Black-backed Grosbeak (Pheucticus aureoventris) (8077568632).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cardinalidae
Genus: Pheucticus
P. aureoventris
Binomial name
Pheucticus aureoventris

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.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Pheucticus aureoventris". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.