The Cicada-true is a passerine family Emberizidae. Also known as wheezing, Cicada-true, Spittlebug, Papa-of-bamboo grass, Patativa-wheezing.
Measures 12 cm in length. Huge beak of grazledon, with narrower jaw to jaw. It sintópico with pixoxó.
Search for seeds of taquaris in the Atlantic Forest, these taquaris fruit annually in small isolated clumps on the edges of forests. Also consumes the seeds of sedge, present in these same locations.
Has an average of 2 litters per season with 3 eggs each.
He lives in the Atlantic Forest hillside about 200 meters. Has migratory habits and its population has declined in recent decades.