THE BREEDING CYCLE OF THE YELLOW-BELLIED SEEDEATER IN PANAMA

Yellow-bellied Seedeater (Sporophila nigricollis) Science Article 1

abstract

This report on the Yellow-bellied Seedeater (Sporophila nigricollis) is part of a fiveyearstudy of the life histories of some common tropical birds of the Panama CanalZone. The species is widely distributed in the tropics and occurs in a variety of habitatsover a great range of altitude. On the Isthmus of Panamh, it is a ‘common open-countryspecies’ (Eisenmann, Smiths. Misc. Coll., 117, no. 5, 1952: 58).

CORA C. ALDERTON, The Condor (63):5, 390-398

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