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Chestnut Seedeater

Chestnut Seedeater, Gray-capped Chestnut Seedeater, Grey-capped Chestnut Seedeater Sporophila cinnamomea

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Chestnut Seedeater, Gray-capped Chestnut Seedeater, Grey-capped Chestnut Seedeater Sporophila cinnamomea

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Sporophila cinnamomea Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Thraupidae Family
10 cm Length
Subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, bogs & marshes. Below 1,100m. Range:- Argentina, BrazilParaguay & Uruguay. Habitat
 eggs, incubation by female days, fledging  days. Both parents feed young. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, seeds and berries. Food  
9504 - TSN: 563079 - Sub-species World Number
Vulnerable Status

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Czech: kněžík kaštanový, Knežík skoricový
Danish: Kastaniebrun Klerkefinke, Kastanjebrun Klerkefinke
German: Zimtpfäffchen
English: Chestnut Seedeater, Gray-capped Chestnut Seedeater, Grey-capped Chestnut Seedeater
Spanish (Argentine): Capuchino corona gris
Spanish (Paraguay): Capuchino corona gris
Spanish (Uruguay): Capuchino Corona Gris, Gargantillo Corona Gris
Finnish: Kastanjasirkkunen
French: Sporophile cannelle, Sporophile châtain, Sporophile marron
Guarani: Guyra juru tu'î pytâ
Italian: Beccasemi castano
Japanese: kuriirohimeuso
Japanese: クリイロヒメウソ
Latin: Sporophila cinnamomea
Dutch: Kaneeldikbekje
Norwegian: Grĺkronefrřeter
Polish: ziarnojadek kasztanowaty
Portuguese: caboclinho-de-chapéu-cinzento, caboclinho-goiano, Caboclinho-vermelho
Portuguese (Brazil): Caboclinho-de-chapéu-cinzento, caboclinho-goiano, caboclinho-vermelho
Russian: Каштановая овсянка
Slovak: kňažík škoricový
Swedish: Kastanjebrun frösparv
Chinese: 栗食籽雀

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