Red-and-black grosbeak

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Red-and-black grosbeak
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cardinalidae
Genus: Periporphyrus
L. Reichenbach, 1850
Species: P. erythromelas
Binomial name
Periporphyrus erythromelas
Gmelin, 1789

The red-and-black grosbeak (Periporphyrus erythromelas) is a species of grosbeaks in the family Cardinalidae. It is the only species in the genus Periporphyrus. It is found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest.


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