Chestnut-bellied euphonia

The chestnut-bellied euphonia (Euphonia pectoralis) is a species of bird in the family Fringillidae. It was formerly placed with the related Thraupidae. It is found in Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.

Chestnut-bellied euphonia
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Female in São Paulo, Brazil
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Subfamily: Euphoniinae
Genus: Euphonia
E. pectoralis
Binomial name
Euphonia pectoralis
(Latham, 1801)

The black-throated euphonia ("Euphonia vittata") is now thought to be a hybrid between the chestnut-bellied euphonia and the orange-bellied euphonia.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2018). "Euphonia pectoralis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2018: e.T22722775A132019251. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T22722775A132019251.en. Retrieved 11 November 2021.