Yellow-winged Cacique Cassiculus melanicterus



Distinguishing Characteristics

Crest often lifted. Male: 30.5 - 33 cm. Crest black and yellow. Eyes yellowish. Bill white or pale green. Body plumage mainly lustrous black. Wing bar, rump, sides and feathers covering the base of the tail bright yellow. Tail feathers yellow, except the

Similar Species

The orioles (Genus Psarocolius) have not the yellow bar on the wing.

Detailed Description

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Recommended Citation

Yellow-winged Cacique (Cassiculus melanicterus), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: