Rusty-collared seedeater

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Rusty-collared seedeater
Sporophila collaris -Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil -male-8.jpg
Male in São Paulo, Brazil
Sporophila collaris -Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil -female-8.jpg
Female in São Paulo, Brazil
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Sporophila
Species: S. collaris
Binomial name
Sporophila collaris
(Boddaert, 1783)

The rusty-collared seedeater (Sporophila collaris) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae, formerly placed in the related Emberizidae.

It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, swamps, and heavily degraded former forest.


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