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  • n. Plural form of seedeater.

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Examples

  • Our kind is lucky that these brave, strong, devoted birds are seedeaters.

    Birdology

  • Birds found here and in only few other places include white-bellied seedeaters Sporophila leucoptera, grassland yellow-finches Sicalis luteola, chalk-browed mockingbirds Mimus saturninus, tropical peewees Contopus cinereus, rufous-throated antbirds Gymnopithys rufigula, black-breasted puffbirds Notharchus pectoralis, and plain-bellied emeralds Amazilia leucogaster.

    Marajó varzea

  • Other birds sometimes seen here include the black-faced hawk Leucopternis melanops, red-shouldered macaw Diopsittaca nobilis, painted parakeet Pyrrhura picta and savannah seedeaters Sporophila spp.

    Canaima National Park, Venezuela

  • Immediate threats result from urban sprawl resulting in subsistence hunting and wood collecting, collecting of species for the pet trade (especially primates, seed-finches and seedeaters, macaws and parrots).

    Paramaribo swamp forests

  • The marsh and Entre Ríos seedeaters are also found in riparian thickets.

    Uruguayan savanna

  • The cones are a source of food for seedeaters, and the swarms of larvae on the needles are a feast for caterpillar connoisseurs.

    The Field Guide to Wildlife Habitats of the Eastern United States

  • She had been creeping up in the hope of catching one of those happy little seedeaters.

    Burgess Bird Book for Children

  • Black-eyed Susans and sunflowers attract seedeaters.

    American Profile

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