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Table 1 List of wild birds used for trade and as pets in the research area, including the scientific and popular names of each species, number of citations per use, use value (UV), and conservation status

From: Illegal trade of songbirds: an analysis of the activity in an area of northeast Brazil

Taxonomic categories (order/family/species)Popular nameCitations per type of useUVConservation status
BreedingTradeIUCNMMA
Passeriformes
 Thraupidae
Sporophila lineola (Linnaeus, 1758)Lined seedeater18160.54LCLC
Sporophila nigricollis (Vieillot, 1823)Yellow-bellied seedeater28210.79LCLC
Sporophila ardesiaca (Dubois, 1894)Dubois’s seedeater220.06LCLC
Sporophila albogularis (von Spix, 1825)White-throated seedeater30220.83LCLC
Sicalis luteola (Sparrman, 1789)Grassland yellow finch430.11LCLC
Volatinic jacarina (Linnaeus, 1766)Blue-black grassquit760.20LCLC
Sicalis flaveola (Linnaeus, 1766)Saffron finch16100.41LCLC
Tangara cayana (Linnaeus, 1766)Burnished-buff tanager550.16LCLC
Tangara palmarum (Wied, 1821)Palm tanager440.12LCLC
Tangara sayaca (Linnaeus, 1766)Sayaca tanager20170.59LCLC
Paroaria dominicana (Linnaeus, 1758)Red-cowled cardinal27240.82LCLC
Sporophila angolensis (Linnaeus, 1766)Chestnut-bellied seed finch110.03LCLC
Sporophila bouvreuil (Statius Muller, 1776)Copper seedeater400.06LCLC
Coryphospingus pileatus (Wied, 1821)Grey pileated finch310.06LCLC
Saltator similis d’Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837Green-winged saltator220.06LCLC
Sporophila leucoptera (Vieillot, 1817)White-bellied seedeater110.03LCLC
Coereba flaveola (Linnaeus, 1758)Bananaquit110.03LCLC
 Icteridae
Icterus pyrrhopterus (Vieillot, 1819)Variable oriole420.09LCLC
Icterus jamacaii (Gmelin, 1788)Campo troupial540.14LCLC
Gnorimopsar chopi (Vieillot, 1819)Chopi blackbird220.06LCLC
Chrysomus ruficapillus (Vieillot, 1819)Chestnut-capped blackbird100.01LCLC
 Fringilidae
Spinus yarrellii (Audubon, 1839)Yellow-faced siskin760.21VUVU B2ab(v)
Euphonia chlorotica (Linnaeus, 1766)Purple-throated euphonia310.06LCLC
 Turdidae
Turdus rufiventris Vieillot, 1818Rufous-bellied thrush15140.46LCLC
Turdus amaurochalinus Cabanis, 1850Creamy-bellied thrush110.03LCLC
Turdus leucomelas Vieillot, 1818Pale-breasted thrush14120.41LCLC
 Mimidae
Mimus saturninus (Lichtenstein, 1823)Chalk-browed mockingbird440.12LCLC
 Cardinalidae
Cyanoloxia brissonii (Lichtenstein, 1823)Ultramarine grosbeak23220.72LCLC
 Passerelidae
Zonotrichia capensis (Statius Muller, 1776)Rufous-collared sparrow26210.75LCLC
 Corvidae
Cyanocorax cyanopogon (Wied, 1821)White-naped jay110.03LCLC
 Tyrannidae
Pitangus sulphuratus (Linnaeus, 1766)Great kiskadee220.06LCLC
 Estrildidae
Estrilda astrild (Linnaeus, 1758)Common waxbill210.04LCLC
Psittaciformes
 Psitacidae
Eupsittula cactorum (Kuhl, 1820)Caatinga parakeet210.04LCLC
Amazona aestiva (Linnaeus, 1758)Turquoise-fronted amazon110.03LCLC