Tag: Wing-barred Seedeater

A partly chestnut specimen of Variable Seedeater.

Wing-barred Seedeater (Sporophila americana) Science Article 2 abstract Navy pipeline near Gamboa, Panama Canal Zone, Horace Loftin and I collected an adult male Variable Seedeater (Sporophila aurita) with a considerable amount of chestnut in the plumage. There is a faint chestnut malar stripe and a narrow transverse band of chestnut across the throat. Storrs L. […]

When black plus white equals gray: the nature of variation in the Variable Seedeater complex (Emberizinae: Sporophila)

Wing-barred Seedeater (Sporophila americana) Science Article 1 abstract The degree of relationship between the Variable (Sporophila aurita) and Wing-barred (S. americana) Seedeaters has been debated for over 80 years. The discovery of a zone of hybridization between the former and the Gray Seedeater (S. intermedia), not previously considered to be closely related because of its […]

Wing-barred Seedeater (Sporophila americana)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Thraupidae | [latin] Sporophila americana | [UK] Wing-barred Seedeater | [FR] Sporophile variable | [DE] Wechselpfaffchen | [ES] Espiguero Chocoano | [NL] Bont Dikbekje Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Sporophila americana SA n, w Amazonia Sporophila americana americana Sporophila americana dispar Physical charateristics Adult […]