White-naped seedeater

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White-naped seedeater
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Dolospingus
Elliot, 1871
Species: D. fringilloides
Binomial name
Dolospingus fringilloides
(Pelzeln, 1870)
Synonyms

Dolospingus nuchalis

The white-naped seedeater (Dolospingus fringilloides) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae. Sometimes classified in the bunting and American sparrow family Emberizidae, more recent studies have shown it to belong in the Thraupidae. It is the only member of the genus Dolospingus.

It is found in Brazil, Colombia, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.

References[edit]

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