Yellow-rumped Cacique Cacicus cela. Check out the full taxonomy and distribution of Yellow-rumped Cacique on HBW Alive. HBW Alive contains information on. Yellow-rumped Cacique · Cacicus cela · (Linnaeus, ) foreground recordings and background recordings of Cacicus cela. Total recording. Yellow-rumped caciques (Cacicus cela) are widespread across northern South America. They can be found east of the Andes Mountains throughout the.

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Loss of insectivorous birds along a gradient of human impact in Amazonia. This recording was made next to a tree with approximately 12 nests of Yellow-rumped Cacique and various individuals on it, while some were leaving the tree others were coming, and lot of activity was observed. Once young are capable of flying, mothers slowly gain their weight back which was lost while feeding young.

The evolution of plumage dichromatism in the new world blackbirds: After about 25 days, young birds are able to fly on their own. Observed in the nest bird-seen: Cacicus cela Linnaeus Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive.

Yellow-rumped caciques are more numerous in the tropics than in temperate regions although some have been spotted along the southern border of Bolivia which is considered to be the southern more temperate extent of their range. The breeding season for yellow-rumped caciques lasts eight months, from July to February.

Pantanal Wildlife Center, MT. Yellow-rumped Cacique is very social, breeding in colonies that can range from nests.


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Lowther, ; Ridgely and Tudor, Biogeographic Regions neotropical native Habitat Yellow-rumped caciques typically do not live deep inside forests. Females are responsible for all other reproductive activities and offspring care. Adults are not only insectivorous, but also fulfill their protein demands by eating fruits and nectar. Adult Yellow-rumped Caciques have pale blue eyes and a greenish yellow bill.

Male dominance is measured by size and counter-singing.

Geographic and ecological variation caciicus the family Icteridae. Coloniality in the yellow-rumped cacique as a defense against nest predators. Yellow-rumped Cacique is a widely distributed icterid, and is a common sight throughout lowland evergreen forests from Panama and Trinidad south to Peru, Bolivia, and central Cacicuss. Hello Thanks for your comment. Along with this, many people enjoy listening to their songs.

In second year birds, the bill is clear yellow and they have blue eyes. Login or Subscribe to get access to a lot of extra features! Suffers a certain amount of San Francisco Nature Reserve, Torti. Haverschmidt, ; Munn, ; Ridgely and Tudor, ; Robinson, ; Webster, Other Physical Features endothermic homoiothermic bilateral symmetry Sexual Dimorphism male larger male more colorful Range mass 60 to g 2.

Song dialects are specific to individual colonies of Yellow-rumped Caciques. Lowther, ; Ridgely and Tudor, Nests are built largely with twigs and leaves. This page was last edited on 19 Octoberat Yellow-rumped caciques are polygynous and males are territorial.

This species primarily forages in the canopy along forest borders, such as along rivers, lakes, or other open areas such as fields. Yellow-rumped Cacique Cacicus cela. However, loss of this bird is likely to contribute to human problems. Yellow-rumped caciques are also subject to many nest predators. The size of the male will determine the number of females with which he mates.


There are also many varied calls, and an active colony can be heard from a considerable distance. Stomach contents include caterpillars and Orthoptera. Neotropical living in the accicus part of the New World. Eggs hatch about 15 days later and a single 2 to 3 g bird emerges.

ADW: Cacicus cela: INFORMATION

Other than mating with females and protecting their territories, males play no part in parental care. Colonies inhabit 1 to 2 trees. Male is mostly black with slight bluish gloss; lower back, rump, uppertail-coverts and rear abdomen Adults are mostly black but have a yellow spot on their wings and another bright yellow patch on their rump. Re-nesting occurs at least once during the breeding season. Descriptive notes Male c. January Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Males mate with many females, but are limited by their ability to obtain and protect the females. In caciucs yard in the city center. The ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support.