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Amazonian Grosbeak Cyanoloxia rothschildii

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Cardinalidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Drew Fitzgibbon and Nicholas L. Block

Priorities for Future Research

Amazonian Grosbeak is fairly common and is widespread, but it is an elusive bird, and there are still many things to learn about it. There is surprisingly little known about its diet or on its foraging behavior. There also is very little known about its breeding biology, and most of the available information comes from a handful of nests from a single region. There also is essentially nothing known about demographic factors such as age at first breeding, life span and survivorship, dispersal, or population regulation for Amazonian Grosbeak.

Recommended Citation

Fitzgibbon, D. and N. L. Block (2018). Amazonian Grosbeak (Cyanoloxia rothschildii), version 2.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.