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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Yellow-rumped cacique

There are no known adverse effects of Cacicus cela on humans. Usually 40 to nests will be active at any one time.

Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. By third year they will express adult coloration.

Songs and calls of one male in a small nesting colony. Epiphytes and climbing plants are also abundant. Trainer and Parsons, ; Trainer, The Animal Diversity Web is an educational resource written largely by and for college students. Year-round Migration Cacicue Non-Breeding.

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

Permanent canopy and understory flocks in Amazonia: Lowther, ; Munn, ; Robinson, Habitat Regions temperate tropical terrestrial Terrestrial Biomes forest rainforest scrub forest Other Habitat Features suburban estuarine Range elevation low ceal Iteroparous animals must, by definition, survive over multiple seasons or periodic condition changes.

Trainer and Parsons, ; Trainer, Communication Channels acoustic Other Communication Modes mimicry Perception Channels visual tactile acoustic chemical Food Habits Yellow-rumped caciques are insectivorous, feeding their ccicus arthropods, mainly grasshoppers, crickets, and katydids Orthopterabut also orb-weaver spiders Araneidae. Where yellow-rumped caciques nest on islands, their nests may be protected from terrestrial predators, such as snakes, through predation in by black caimans Melanosuchus niger.


Thanks very much for pointing out this ugly error! They attack both yellow-rumped cacique nests and a common neighboring species: Wasp-nest ceka in close proximity xela protection from mammals, however, yellow-rumped caciques must ensure enough space between themselves and these wasps to avoid attack. International Union for Conservation of Nature.

Giant cowbirds Scaphidura oryzivor have been noted as nest predators. They are native to the Amazon and have not been introduced into any other regions. Help us improve the site by taking our survey.

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The yellow-rumped cacique is a bird associated with open woodland or cultivation with large trees. Yellow-rumped Cacique Cacicus cela vitellinus. This page was last edited on 19 Octoberat Cfla of a group of caciques feeding on nectar of balsa flowers. However, unlike males, not all female bouts have a distinct winner or loser. The size of the male will determine the number of females with which he mates.

It is curious that the bird has no problem for having its offspring in the ccaicus of caciccus town, where it should be subject of stress, because of the human activity and the noisy music. Songs are very important because they are specific to individual colonies.

Females also compete with one another within a colony. Eggs hatch about 15 days later and a single 2 to 3 g bird emerges. Ornithological Monographs Views Read Edit View history. The individual who cannot keep up with crystallized songs is defeated. Munn, ; Robinson, ; Robinson, Anti-predator Adaptations aposematic Known Predators black caracaras Daptrius ater Cuvier’s toucans Ramphastos tucanus great black hawks Buteogallus urubitinga forest falcons Micrastur species Ecosystem Roles Giant cowbirds Scaphidura oryzivor have been noted cacocus nest predators.


Calls and songs of one cacique, perched in palms near the main building. However, most of the time, only one egg survives. Cadicus Cacique Cacicus celaversion 1. Females are responsible for all other reproductive activities and offspring care.

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They typically nest in tree canopies, but also may be found in dense shrubbery. Male dominance is determined by size and counter-singing. Total recording duration 4: Hitherto treated as conspecific with C. They inhabit all northern countries of South America and extend east throughout ce,a upper half of Brazil.

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Please consider an update on cqcicus distribution map as records in ebird; http: Behavior Yellow-rumped caciques are social birds. They also hunt in tree canopies for caterpillers and other invertebrates.

Yellow-rumped caciques Cacicus cela are widespread across northern South America. Females lay two eggs, each weighing 5 to 6 g.

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