Vermilion cardinal

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Vermilion cardinal
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cardinalidae
Genus: Cardinalis
C. phoeniceus
Binomial name
Cardinalis phoeniceus
Bonaparte, 1838

The vermilion cardinal (Cardinalis phoeniceus) is a species in the cardinal family (Cardinalidae). It is found in Colombia and Venezuela. It is one of three species in the genus Cardinalis.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.


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

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