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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