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Black-bellied Seedeater Sporophila melanogaster
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Family: Thraupidae (Tanagers)

Authority: (Pelzeln, 1870)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is considered Near Threatened, as it is thought to be experiencing a moderately rapid population decline owing to habitat loss and degradation, although it remains common in existing areas of suitable habitat.



Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 113,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Sporophila melanogaster. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/07/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/07/2017.