Order: Passeriformes | Family: Thraupidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Southeast Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Loreto, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Males | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Southeast Peru
Status: The Chestnut-bellied Seedeater is common and widespread in Amazonia where it is known to range up to 1400 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Espiguero de Vientre Castaño.
Sub-species: Chestnut-bellied Seedeater (Sporophila castaneiventris), Cabanis, 1849.
Meaning of Name: Sporophila: Gr. sporos= seed and philos= lover. castaneiventris: L. castanea= chestnut, castaneus= chestnut-brown and venter, ventris= belly. .
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2016.