Glaucous-blue grosbeak

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Glaucous-blue grosbeak
Cyanoloxia glaucocaerulea - Glaucous-blue Grosbeak.jpg
A male glaucous-blue grosbeak at Iporanga, São Paulo State, Brazil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cardinalidae
Genus: Cyanoloxia
Bonaparte, 1850
Species: C. glaucocaerulea
Binomial name
Cyanoloxia glaucocaerulea
(D'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837)
Synonyms

Passerina glaucocaerulea (D'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837)

The glaucous-blue grosbeak (Cyanoloxia glaucocaerulea), also known as the indigo grosbeak, is a species of bird in the Cardinalidae family. It is the only member of the genus Cyanoloxia.

It is found in Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Cyanoloxia glaucocaerulea". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.