Southern yellow grosbeak

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Southern yellow grosbeak
Pheucticus chrysogaster (male) -Ecuador-8.jpg
Male in Ecuador
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cardinalidae
Genus: Pheucticus
Species: P. chrysogaster
Binomial name
Pheucticus chrysogaster
Lesson, 1832

The southern yellow grosbeak (Pheucticus chrysogaster), also known as golden-bellied grosbeak or golden grosbeak, is a species of grosbeaks in the Cardinalidae family. It is very similar to, and has sometimes been considered conspecific with, the Mexican yellow grosbeak.

The southern yellow grosbeak is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.



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