French: Cardinal à collier German: Halsbandkardinal Spanish: Picogrueso acollarado
Papantla, Veracruz, Mexico
Atlantic slope of NE Mexico from C Nuevo León, S Tamaulipas and E San Luis Potosí, S to Querétaro, Hidalgo, NE Puebla and N Veracruz; casual in winter to S Texas.
21–22 cm; one female 60 g. Male has crown, face, ear-coverts, chin, throat and upper chest black, nape dark crimson, mantle deep dull crimson, back and rump black with dull... read more
Song a rich to slightly burry warble, often upslurred at end; somewhat similar to that of ... read more
Humid to semi-arid brushy woodland and edge, second growth; also citrus groves and sweet gums (... read more
Food and feeding
Frequently folivorous; stomach contents (Tamaulipas) chewed-up leaves of nightshade (Solanum verbascifolium), also some... read more
Nest found in May. Apparently only one nest so far described, a loosely constructed cup of twigs, thinly lined and not deep, located 2 m up... read more
Apparently sedentary. Some movement or wandering: numerous records in S Texas (S USA), 200 km and... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in North-east Mexican Gulf Slope EBA. Fairly common to uncommon over much of range. Appears able to adapt to some... read more
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