Order: Passeriformes | Family: Thraupidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male Loc. Soberania National Park, Panama
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Costa Rica
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Pereyra, Colombia
Age: Adult | Subadult Sex: Female | Male | Loc. Costa Rica | Tsachilas, Ecuador
Status: The Thick-billed Seed-Finch is known from a male and female mist-netted during a bird survey in the Campo Verde area of Parque Nacional Cerros de Amotape in extreme Northwest Peru. It also occurs in Co and Ec.
Name in Spanish: Semillero de Pico Negro.
Sub-species: Thick-billed Seed-Finch (Sporophila funerea), (Sclater, PL, 1860).
Meaning of Name: Sporophila: Gr. sporos= seed and philos= lover. funerea: L. funus, funaris, funeral; words that relate to a funeral scene where people wear black clothing and mourn.