Join for FREE
It only takes a minute!

Welcome to BirdForum.
BirdForum is the net's largest birding community, dedicated to wild birds and birding, and is absolutely FREE! You are most welcome to register for an account, which allows you to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.

Personal tools
Main Categories

Red-crested Finch

From Opus


This article is incomplete.
This article is missing one or more sections. You can help the BirdForum Opus by expanding it.

Photo by LcverissimoLondrina, Paraná, Brazil, October 2012
Photo by Lcverissimo
Londrina, Paraná, Brazil, October 2012

Alternative name: Red Pileated Finch

Coryphospingus cucullatus

Contents

[edit] Identification

[edit] Distribution

South America: found in The Guianas, Suriname, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina.

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Subspecies

There are 3 subspecies[1]:

  • C. c. cucullatus:
  • C. c. cucullatus rubescens:
  • C. c. cucullatus fargoi:

[edit] Habitat

Forests and dry shrubland.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2012. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to October 2012. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
  2. Avibase
  3. Wikipedia

[edit] External Links

Advertisement


Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

Search the net with ask.com
Help support BirdForum
Ask.com and get

Page generated in 0.29237294 seconds with 6 queries
All times are GMT. The time now is 18:54.