The Ruddy-breasted Seedeater (Sporophila minuta) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, and heavily degraded former forest.
- BirdLife International 2004. Sporophila minuta. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 27 July 2007.