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Red-crested Finch

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Photo by LcverissimoLondrina, ParanĂ¡, Brazil, October 2012
Photo by Lcverissimo
Londrina, ParanĂ¡, Brazil, October 2012

Alternative name: Red Pileated Finch

Coryphospingus cucullatus

Lanio cucullatus


[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
  2. Avibase
  3. Wikipedia

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