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variable seedeater (Sporophila corvina) male
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variable seedeater (Sporophila corvina) male

Male Variable Seedeater -- Cerro Ancon, Panama City, Panama -- 2006 December

The variable seedeater (Sporophila corvina) is a passerine bird which breeds from southern Mexico through Central America to the Chocó of northwestern South America. The taxonomy is confusing, and it was formerly considered a subspecies of Sporophila americana. Even within the variable seedeater as presently defined, there are great variations in plumage. Order: Passeriformes, Family: Thraupidae, Genus: Sporophila, Species: Sporophila corvina (Sclater, 1860).

Scientific Name: Sporophila corvina (Sclater, 1859)
Common Names: Variable Seedeater, Northern Variable Seedeater, Black Seedeater
French: Sporophile variable German: Mohrenpfäffchen Spanish: Semillero Variable
Taxonomy: Spermophila corvina P. L. Sclater, 1860, Playa Vicente, Oaxaca, Mexico.

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