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Red-crested cardinal: Paroaria coronata

Red-crested cardinal
Paroaria coronata
Red-crested cardinal
Paroaria coronata
Red-crested cardinal: Paroaria coronata
Age: Adult
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Sighted at: Kauai, Hawaii, U.S.A.
Date: 1.5.2015
Genders are alike unlike mainland variety in which the female of the species sports a more brownish crest. These are introduced birds on the island.
Taxonomy:
Kingdom
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Animalia
Phylum
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Chordata
Class
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Aves
Order
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Passeriformes
Family
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Thraupidae
Genus
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Paroaria
Species
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coronata
 
Photographed at Kauai Island, Hawaii, U.S.A., on 1st May, 2015, using a Nikon D5100 camera and Nikkor 55-300 mm lens.
 
 
© Sharang  Tenjarla
 

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