Mexican cacique

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Mexican cacique
Yellow-winged Cacique.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Icteridae
Genus: Cassiculus
Swainson, 1825
Species: C. melanicterus
Binomial name
Cassiculus melanicterus
(Bonaparte, 1825)
Synonyms

Cacicus melanicterus

The Mexican cacique or yellow-winged cacique (Cassiculus melanicterus) is a species of cacique in the family Icteridae. It is found only on the west coast of Mexico and the northern-most edge of Guatemala. It is monotypic in its own genus.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and heavily degraded former forest.

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