An Introduction to the Birds of Tropical America

    Songbirds - Cardinals    

A diverse set of birds called cardinals, saltators and grosbeaks are grouped in one family, cardinalidae. They are medium-sized songbirds with bills larger than those of tanagers.


Blue-black Grosbeak
Blue-black Grosbeak (Cyanocompsa cyanoides) Male
Minca, Magdalena, Colombia
A skulking forest species.


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