- Cacicus chrysopterusï»¿
Male 20Â·7 cm (8 in), female 19Â·3 cm (7Â½ in)
A small cacique with yellow shoulders and a yellow rump which does not extend very much up the back.
The bill is greyish-blue and the iris is usually yellow, white or occasionally pale blue.
It also has a short crest which is noticeable when raised.
South America: found from eastern Bolivia to Paraguay, southern Brazil, Uruguay and north-eastern Argentina.
This is a monotypic species.
Humid chaco, forest and deciduous woodland; backyards.
Their diet consists of insects and invertebrates, fruit and nectar.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- BF member observations
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved May 2014)
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