French: Paroare à bec jaune German: Gelbschnabeltangare Spanish: Cardenilla piquigualda
no locality = Corrientes, Argentina
Subspecies and Distribution
P. c. capitata#R
(d’Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837) – S Brazil (SW Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul and Rio Grande do Sul, rarely further E) and adjacent Bolivia (E Santa Cruz) S through Paraguay to N Argentina (E Salta, Formosa and Corrientes S to W Córdoba and N Buenos Aires) and extreme NW Uruguay.
P. c. fuscipes
J. Bond & Meyer de Schauensee, 1939 – E Tarija, SE Bolivia.
16·5 cm; 17–24·5 g. A medium-sized, rather slim passerine with rounded crown and somewhat rounded tail; bill longer than it is deep, and with gently... read more
Song a melodious repetition of 2–3 notes in set pattern, e.g. “tweew wiit-teew, tweew... read more
Marshes with shrubs or woody vegetation, flooded grasslands adjacent to shrubs or woody vegetation... read more
Food and feeding
Food includes vegetable matter such as seeds, young shoots and berries, also insects; highly adaptable, and in areas near humans may feed... read more
Season Sept–Mar. Nest cup-shaped, made from fibres and lined with short rootlets and hair, placed 1·4–3·6 m from... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Generally common. Has a substantial range, and no evidence of population declines. Introduced in Hawaii c. 1930, and present on the larger islands.... read more
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