Blue Grosbeak

Passerina caerulea - Guiraca bleu

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Cardinalidés

  • Genus
    :

    Passerina

  • Species
    :

    caerulea

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 19 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 28 cm.
  • Weight
    : 26 à 31 g
Longevity

6 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Blue Grosbeak (Passerina caerulea) is a species of bird in the Cardinalidae family.

Subspecific information 7 Subspecies

  • Passerina caerulea caerulea (se and sc USA)
  • Passerina caerulea interfusa (wc USA and n Mexico)
  • Passerina caerulea salicaria (sw USA and nw Mexico)
  • Passerina caerulea eurhyncha (c and s Mexico)
  • Passerina caerulea chiapensis (s Mexico to Guatemala)
  • Passerina caerulea deltarhyncha (w Mexico)
  • Passerina caerulea lazula (s Guatemala to nw Costa Rica)

Foreign names

  • Guiraca bleu,
  • Picogrueso Azul,
  • Azulejo-real,
  • Azurbischof,
  • kék magtörő,
  • Blauwe Bisschop,
  • Beccogrosso blu,
  • Blåtjocknäbb,
  • Blåtykknebb,
  • pápežík modrý,
  • dlaskovec modrý,
  • Koboltkernebider,
  • sinikardinaali,
  • cardenal indi becblanc,
  • Niðtittlingur,
  • łuszczyk błękitny,
  • zilais kardināls,
  • modri kardinal,
  • Голубая гуирака,
  • ルリイカル,
  • 斑翅蓝彩鹀,
  • 褐斑翅藍彩鵐,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

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

Geographic range

Illustration

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