seedeater


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seed·eat·er

 (sēd′ē′tər)
n.
A bird that feeds primarily on seeds, especially any of various South and Central American songbirds of the genus Sporophila.

seedeater

(ˈsiːdˌiːtə)
n
(Animals) any bird feeding mainly on seeds
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Anthus bogotensis Paramo Pipit P THRAUPIDAE, Tanager, Flower-piercer, Seedeater 212.
The bill was chunky -- a true seedeater -- and pale but
The Pied Crow (Corvus albus), the Grey-headed Sparrow (Passer griseus), Streaky Seedeater (Serinus striolatus), and the Black Kite (Milvus migrans) were found to be the most abundant species in this study (Figure 7).
Estrildidae Euodice cantans African silverbill Estrilda troglodytes Black rumped waxbill Amadina fasciatus Cut-throat Lagonosticta Senegal Red-billed firefinch Estrilda troglodytes Black-rumped waxbill Uraeginthus bengalus Red-cheeked cordon bleu Serinus leucopygius White rumped seedeater 16.
Emberizidae Chopi Blackbird Gnorimopsar chopi (Vieillot, 1819) White-throated Seedeater Sporophila albogularis (Spix, 1825) Red-cowled Cardinal Paroaria dominicana (Linnaeus, 1758) Saffron Finch Sicalis flaveola (Linnaeus, 1766) Fam.
Three new species of Isospora Schneider, 1881 (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the buffy-fronted seedeater Sporophila frontalis Verreaux (Passeriformes: Emberizidae) in South America.
(7) Other species also experience intense trapping: the hooded sisken (Carduelis magellanica), the ultramarine grosbeak (Passerina brissonii), and the lined seedeater (Sporophila lineola), which are prized by amateur bird breeders.