Variable Seedeater

Sporophila corvina - Sporophile variable

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Thraupidés

  • Genus
    :

    Sporophila

  • Species
    :

    corvina

Descriptor

Sclater, PL, 1860

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 12 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 9 à 13 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Sporophile variable
♂ adult
Sporophile variable
♀ adult

Variable Seedeater (Sporophila corvina) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family.

Subspecific information 4 subspecies

  • Sporophila corvina corvina (e Mexico to w Panama)
  • Sporophila corvina hoffmanni (sw Costa Rica and sw Panama)
  • Sporophila corvina hicksii (s and se Panama to nw Colombia)
  • Sporophila corvina ophthalmica (sw Colombia to nw Peru)

Foreign names

  • Sporophile variable,
  • Espiguero Variable,
  • Brillenpfäffchen,
  • Noordelijk Bont Dikbekje,
  • Beccasemi variabile,
  • Glasögonfrösparv,
  • Kullfrøeter,
  • kňažík kolohrivý,
  • kněžík proměnlivý,
  • Brilleklerkefinke,
  • mustasirkkunen,
  • menjagrà variable,
  • ziarnojadek kruczy,
  • カワリヒメウソ,
  • 杂色食籽雀,
  • 雜色食籽雀,

Voice song and cries

Sporophile variable
♂ adult

Habitat

Sporophile variable
♀ adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Sources of information

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