Ruddy-breasted Seedeater

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The Ruddy-breasted Seedeater is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

fasted Ruddy-breasted Seedeaters resting in the dark and measured at 35�C during the day averaged 0.525 - 0.038 kJ/h (n = 3). Body temperature of the three Ruddy-breasted Seedeaters aver- aged 40.2 _+ 0.32�C. DISCUSSION The Variable Seedeaters physiological re- sponse to temperature can be characterized by combining metabolic heat production (/z/m) and body temperature (Tb) data of birds measured in Panama with evaporative heat loss (/z/e) data of birds measured in California. More

The Ruddy-breasted Seedeater (Sporophila minuta) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, and heavily degraded former forest. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Sporophila minuta. More

18 Ruddy-breasted seedeater, white-tailed goldenthroat 25 Little egret, blue grounddove, yellow-bellied seedeater September 10 Bank swallow 15 Black hawk-eagle, little egret, aplomado falcon 22 White-tailed tropicbird (tgo), black hawk-eagle 30 Bank swallow, red-capped cardinal (nesting) October 7 Ruff, aplomado falcon, pawi 15 Bobolink, yellow-breasted seedeater 21 Blackpoll warbler November 3 More

ruddy-breasted seedeater (rowti), also a well known cagebird in Suriname. It could be seen around Paramaribo in wasteland in tall grasses, nowadays it is more often noticed far away from town (Ralleighfalls for instance) in wet grasses. Below a male by Carla Out in September 2006 in Guyana (it looks very blue here) and still another male (with narrow red on its belly) and a female photographed by N. Takano (personal museum of natural history) near the Overbridge resort in August 2004. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Emberizidae
Genus : Sporophila
Species : minuta
Authority : (Linnaeus, 1758)