Blue Dacnis

Dacnis cayana - Dacnis bleu

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Thraupidés

  • Genus
    :

    Dacnis

  • Species
    :

    cayana

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 12 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    :
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Dacnis bleu
Dacnis bleu
♀ adult

Blue Dacnis (Dacnis cayana) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family.

Subspecific information 8 subspecies

  • Dacnis cayana cayana (e Colombia to French Guiana, Trinidad and n, c Brazil)
  • Dacnis cayana callaina (w Costa Rica to sw Panama)
  • Dacnis cayana ultramarina (Honduras to nw Colombia)
  • Dacnis cayana napaea (n and nc Colombia)
  • Dacnis cayana baudoana (sw Colombia and w Ecuador)
  • Dacnis cayana caerebicolor (c Colombia)
  • Dacnis cayana glaucogularis (s Colombia through e Ecuador and e Peru to n and e Bolivia)
  • Dacnis cayana paraguayensis (e and s Brazil, e Paraguay and ne Argentina)

Foreign names

  • Dacnis bleu,
  • Saí Azul,
  • Saí-azul,
  • Blaukopfpitpit,
  • közönéges pitpit,
  • Blauwe Pitpit,
  • Dacne azzurra,
  • Blå daknis,
  • Blådaknis,
  • pitpit modrý,
  • pitpit modrý,
  • Blå Sukkerfugl,
  • kerttulitangara,
  • dacnis blau,
  • cukrownik niebieski,
  • Синий дакнис,
  • ヒワミツドリ,
  • 蓝锥嘴雀,
  • 藍錐嘴雀,

Voice song and cries

Dacnis bleu
♂ adult plum. breeding

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Sources of information

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