Yellow-winged Cacique Cassiculus melanicterus

Sections

Breeding

Usually couples of Cacicus melanicterus nest solitary or in small colonies.

The nest is a conspicuous bag hanging from 60 to 75 cm in length, constructed of plant fibers, and hook in the middle or top of trees, even recorded hanging in the wires at the edge of the roads. Put 2 to 4 pale blue eggs, with black and gray markings.

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: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/yewcac1