Its name comes from Greek terms describing its coloration and the shape of its bill .

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The Pyrrhuloxia is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

PyrrhuloxiaCardinalis sinuatus Order PASSERIFORMES – Family CARDINALIDAE Issue No. 391 Authors: Tweit, Robert C., and Christopher W. Thompson * Articles * Multimedia * References Courtesy Preview This Introductory article that you are viewing is a courtesy preview of the full life history account of this species. The remaining articles (Distribution, Habitat, Behavior, etc. More

The Pyrrhuloxia (Cardinalis sinuatus) is a medium-sized North American bird in the same genus as the Northern Cardinal and the Vermilion Cardinal, which is a South American species. Its name comes from Greek terms describing its coloration (πυρρος = pyrrhos = reddish or orange) and the shape of its bill (λοξος = loxos = oblique, hence crossbill). More

The Pyrrhuloxia has a large range, estimated globally at 1,500,000 square kilometers. Native to the United States and Mexico, this bird prefers subtropical or tropical shrubland ecosystems. The global population of this bird is estimated 7,700,000 individuals and does not show signs of decline that would necessitate inclusion on the IUCN Red List. For this reason, the current evaluation status of the Pyrrhuloxia is Least Concern. More

This photo of a Pyrrhuloxia feeding its young was taken on September 10th, 2006 on the grounds of the Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum on the outskirts of Tucson, Arizona. Photo taken with Canon 20D, 400 5.6L. Pyrrhuloxia - Cardinalis sinuatus Click for more photos of this species Click for more Pyrrhuloxia photos - All photos copyrighted. More

photo View full size Pyrrhuloxia #bird waiting for dinner in #Tuson #Arizona Login to leave a comment KerriFar 135 days ago FABULOUS capture!! jkhsquonk 136 days ago Someone looks impatient! But very handsome. Posted on January 1, 2010by searchnetmedia More photos by searchnetmedia Copy & paste this HTML into your webpage Remember! Twitpic Community Guidelines specify that if you post a Twitpic photo on an external website, the photo must link back to its photo page. More

A distinctive songbird of arid scrublands, the Pyrrhuloxia lives in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. A thick-billed, reddish bird with a crest, it superficially resembles its close relative, the Northern Cardinal. More

species are identical, though the Pyrrhuloxia's is not quite as loud. Range - The Pyrrhuloxia is a resident of Mexico and the southern parts of the U.S. states of Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. References - * BirdLife International (2004). Cardinalis sinuatus. 2006. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 10 May 2006. More

Pyrrhuloxias, Buntings, Grosbeaks, Dickcissels and Tanagers Some of the prettiest birds in my area. The cardinals all have bright, vivid colors and beautiful songs. The cousin of the cardinal, the pyrrhuloxia, is equally as colorful and of course the buntings and grosbeaks look like they had paint spilled on them. Many are spring and summer visitors while the cardinals are here in my area all year. This gallery style requires that you have javascript enabled, please enable it in your browser settings. More

Pyrrhuloxia (Cardinalis sinuatus) 8.5 inches long Pyrrhuloxia, USFWS photo by Gary KramerThe Pyrrhuloxia is a crested cardinal-like bird that is a year-round resident in southeast Arizona. A seed-eater, it feeds mainly on weedy plants and grasses supplemented by grasshoppers, caterpillars and weevils. It benefits Arizona's cotton fields by eating large numbers of cotton worms and weevils. It also favors mesquite thickets and is able to crack the tough mesquite seed pods with its powerful beak. More

Pyrrhuloxia - Cardinalis sinuatus = Characteristics Range Habitat Diet Life Cycle Behavior Classification Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Passeriformes Family: Emberizidae Genus: Cardinalis Pyrrhuloxia Click on the images for a larger view. Characteristics PyrrhuloxiaThe pyrrhuloxia looks similar to the northern cardinal. More

Pyrrhuloxia (Cardinalis sinuatus) The Northern cardinal and the pyrrhuloxia are very closely related. They have extremely similar songs and habits. Because they are similar in color, the male Pyrrhuloxia is often mistaken for a female cardinal. One easy way to tell them apart is the yellowish parrot-like bill of the pyrrhuloxia, versus the cardinal's red bill. Length: 8.75 in. Wingspan: 12 in. More

The Pyrrhuloxia is a resident from Arizona, southern New Mexico, and southern Texas southward. It is casual to southeastern California. Pyrrhuloxia Range Map These birds feed on seeds and insects and benefit cotton fields by destroying great numbers of cotton worms and weevils. When approached, a pair will fly up to a high watch post, erect their crests, and sound a loud alarm. The name Pyrrhuloxia comes from Latin and Greek words meaning "bullfinch with a crooked bill. More

Animals) a grey-and-pink crested bunting, Pyrrhuloxia sinuata, of Central and SW North America, with a short parrot-like billThesaurusLegend: Synonyms Related Words Antonyms Noun 1. More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Cardinalidae
Genus : Cardinalis
Species : sinuatus
Authority : Bonaparte, 1838