Yellow-bellied seedeater - male
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|From my vacation in Panama|
The yellow-bellied seedeater (Sporophila nigricollis) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family, formerly placed with the American sparrows in the Emberizidae.
It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Grenada, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela. It has occurred as a vagrant in Saint Vincent. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, pastureland, and heavily degraded former forest.
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This species too has a delightful song. You can hear it here >>> SONG.
It looks like it was "posing" just for you.
GREAT EYE CONTACT!!!
It has a strong beak.
Best regards from Calgary, Alberta,
Mario ... yes, MARIO.
- [2014-08-21 15:49]
Beautiful portrait of this Sporophila nigricollis. Great harmony between colors belly and bird photography background. Perfect contact with the animal's eyes. Congratulations, Marius !!! As always, your works are serious and of great artistic balance.
A big hug from ARGENTINA.
- [2014-10-06 19:01]
What a cute bird. The composition is neat and detailed.