Black-throated saltator

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Black-throated saltator
Black-throated Saltator (Saltator atricollis) (29180452582).jpg
In Poconé, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Scientific classification (disputed)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: see text
Genus: Saltator
Species: S. atricollis
Binomial name
Saltator atricollis
Vieillot, 1817

The black-throated saltator (Saltator atricollis) is a species of songbird. Traditionally placed in the Cardinalidae family, it probably belongs in the Thraupidae instead.

It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, and Paraguay. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and dry savanna.


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