- Cyanoloxia cyanoides
Includes: Rothschild's Grosbeak
Female or young male, subspecies cyanoides
Photo by njlarsen
San Francisco Reserve, eastern Panama
, January 2018
17â€“18Â·5 cm (6Â¾-7Â¼ in)
- Shiny blue-black overall plumage
- Lighter blue rump
- Brighter blue forehead and superciliary area
Female: dark brown overall plumage
Central and South America: in)
Central America: Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama
South America: Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil
There are four subspecies:
- C. c. toddi: (also known as caerulescens)
Humid evergreen forest, thickets, and dense vegetation may also been seen in dry scrub.
Their mostly vegetarian diet consists of seeds, from grass, bamboo, maize and rice.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2015. IOC World Bird Names (version 5.2). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved Feb 2018)
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