White-naped seedeater

Sporophila fringilloides

The white-naped seedeater 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.
Status: Least concern
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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionChordata
ClassAves
OrderPasseriformes
FamilyThraupidae
GenusSporophila
SpeciesS. fringilloides
Photographed in
Colombia