Temminck's Seedeater (Sporophila falcirostris) - HBW 16, p. 645
French: Sporophile de Temminck
Spanish: Semillero Picudo
Taxonomy: Pyrrhula falcirostris Temminck, 1820, Brazil.
Molecular evidence suggests that genus is closely related to Oryzoborus, which should perhaps be subsumed within it; further, that both genera should be placed in the tanager family (Thraupidae). Monotypic.
Distribution: Extreme E Paraguay and NE Argentina (Misiones) and SE Brazil (from S Bahia S on coastal slope to São Paulo and Paraná.
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Male singing. Locality Serra Bonita Private Reserve, Camacan, Bahia State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Ciro Albano 4 February 2010 3 years ago 32 sec 3.5
Male singing perched on bamboo tree. Several Temminck's Seedeater foraging in the region because the floration of bamboo. Locality Fazenda Angelim, Ubatuba, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 29 November 2007 44 weeks ago 35 sec 3
A male singing in the Atlantic Rainforest of fazenda Angelim. Locality Fazenda Angelim, Ubatuba, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 30 November 2007 49 weeks ago 5
In flowering bamboo. Locality Camacan, Bahia State, Brazil
Ciro Albano 5 October 2009 3 years ago 4
Male song Locality Corpus, Misiones Province, Argentina
Nacho Areta 3 years ago 4