Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur

Sitio realizado por aficionados a la observación de aves desde 10 de enero 2006

Red-crested Cardinal - Paroaria coronata

Order: Passeriformes (Oscines) - Family: Thraupidae Habitat: Woods, bushland and embankments
All records since January 2014
Sounds
© José L. Merlo © Diego Caiafa © Diego Caiafa © José L. Merlo
cardenal logo voz © Cora Rimoldi cardenal logo voz © Cora Rimoldi
Adult
Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal© Hugo Aguilar
Red hood extending in V-shape to breast. White underparts
Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal© J. Simón Tagtachian
Erectile crest. Whitish bill with dark culmen
Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal© J. Simón Tagtachian
Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal© J. Simón Tagtachian
Plumbeous upperparts. White nape. Wings and tail blackish
Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal© J. Simón Tagtachian
In pairs or groups. Almost in all the environments of the reserve.
Breeding
Nest
Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal© Claudia y Tito Di Mauro
Cup of vegetal fibers supported on branches
Juvenile
The chicks stay in the nest for some 15 days. The crest is terracotta and the bill is dark. When the feathers begin to turn red in a blotches so does the colour of the bill.
Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal© Nicolás Giorgio Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal© Nicolás Giorgio
Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal© Hernán Tolosa Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal© J. Simón Tagtachian
Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal© J. Simón Tagtachian Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal© J. Simón Tagtachian
Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal© Eduardo Cusano Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal© J. Simón Tagtachian
Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal© J. Simón Tagtachian Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal© J. Simón Tagtachian
Carde común CGL 26-12-14© Carlos González Ledo
Behaviour
cardenal común7© Nicolás Giorgio
Las aves frente a su imagen
Diet
It feeds on fruits, seeds, buds, insects.
Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal© Carlos González Ledo Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal© J. Simón Tagtachian
Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal© J. Simón Tagtachian Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal© J. Simón Tagtachian
Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal© J. Simón Tagtachian Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal© Sergio Cusano
More photographic records since January 2013