Yellow-rumped Cacique Cacicus cela. Check out the full taxonomy and distribution of Yellow-rumped Cacique on HBW Alive. HBW Alive contains information on. Yellow-rumped Cacique · Cacicus cela · (Linnaeus, ) foreground recordings and background recordings of Cacicus cela. Total recording. Yellow-rumped caciques (Cacicus cela) are widespread across northern South America. They can be found east of the Andes Mountains throughout the.

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Females also compete with one another within a colony.

Access to females depends upon dominance, which has been shown to correlate with weight. Stomach contents include caterpillars and Orthoptera. Yellow-rumped caciques are polygynous, meaning that one male mates with many females. Giant cowbirds Scaphidura oryzivor have been noted as nest predators.

Yellow-rumped Cacique (Cacicus cela) – BirdLife species factsheet

Females are responsible for all other reproductive activities and offspring care. Show Details Hide Details. International Union for Conservation of Nature. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.


Views Read Edit View history. Yellow-rumped caciques Cacicus cela are widespread across northern South America. Cacicus cela Linnaeus There are no known adverse effects of Cacicus cela on humans.

They inhabit all northern countries of South Cacicys and extend east throughout the upper half of Brazil. Yellow-rumped caciques are social birds. Larger size means greater numbers of females.

They can be found east of the Andes Mountains throughout the Amazon Basin.

Delayed vocal maturation in polygynous yellow-rumped caciques. Re-nesting occurs at least once during the breeding season.

Competing males use songs to establish dominance. Munn, ; Robinson, ; Robinson, As by e-bird and my personal record: Bird weights from Surinam.

Yellow-rumped cacique

To cite this page: External sites may use a different taxonomy than Xeno-canto. Retrieved 26 November Geographic and ecological variation in the family Icteridae. The song of the male yellow-rumped cacique is a brilliant mixture of fluting notes with cackles, wheezes and fela mimicry.


Canaday, ; Robinson, Where yellow-rumped caciques nest on islands, their nests may be protected from terrestrial predators, such as snakes, through celx in by black crla Melanosuchus niger. Ornithological Monographs Yellow-rumped caciques are also subject to many nest predators. Songs and calls of one male in a small nesting colony. Nests are built largely with twigs and leaves. The yellow-rumped cacique has benefited from the more open habitat created by forest clearance and ranching.

Iranduba, Amazonas Ilha da Marchantaria. Nestlings fledge when their weight reaches approximately 50 to 88 g, at about 25 days after hatching. Canaday, ; Robinson, January Learn how and when to remove this template message.