Hooded grosbeak

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Hooded grosbeak
Coccothraustes abeillei.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Infraorder: Passerida
Superfamily: Passeroidea
Family: Fringillidae
Subfamily: Carduelinae
Genus: Coccothraustes
Species: C. abeillei
Binomial name
Coccothraustes abeillei
(Lesson, 1839)

The hooded grosbeak (Coccothraustes abeillei) is a passerine bird found in the highlands of Central America, principally in Mexico.[2]

It flies high in the air, often traveling long distances across open terrain.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Coccothraustes abeillei". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Howell, Steve; Webb, Sophie (1995). A Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Northern Central America. Oxford University Press. p. 762. ISBN 0-19-854012-4. 

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