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Red Crested Cardinal

Paroaria coronata

Description:

Cardinals, which make up the family Cardinalidae, are passerine birds found in North and South America. They are also known as cardinal-grosbeaks and cardinal-buntings. The South American cardinals in the genus Paroaria are placed in another family, the Thraupidae (previously placed in Emberizidae). Also known as Brazilian Cardinal

Notes:

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5 Comments

AngeSylvestri
AngeSylvestri 8 years ago

Thanks @jakubko

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

I've switched the scientific name from the family name Cardinalidae to the species name Paroaria coronata which corresponds with your common name. :)

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 8 years ago

Amazing photos Ange!

KerryHawkins
KerryHawkins 8 years ago

Striking looking bird

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

What a beautiful bird, Ange!

AngeSylvestri
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AngeSylvestri

Hawaii, USA

Spotted on Feb 18, 2013
Submitted on Feb 24, 2013

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