Ruddy-breasted seedeater

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Ruddy-breasted seedeater
Ruddy-breasted Seedeater.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Sporophila
Species: S. minuta
Binomial name
Sporophila minuta
(Linnaeus, 1758)

The ruddy-breasted seedeater (Sporophila minuta) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, and heavily degraded former forest.