Yellow green Grosbeak (Caryothraustes canadensis)

Yellow-green Grosbeak

[order] Passeriformes | [family] Emberizidae | [latin] Caryothraustes canadensis | [UK] Yellow-green Grosbeak | [FR] Cardinal flavert | [DE] Gelbbauchkardinal | [ES] Piquigrueso Verde | [IT] Beccogrosso giallo-verde | [NL] Geelbuikkardinaal


Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range
Parkerthraustes canadensis
Caryothraustes canadensis SA Tepuis to ec Brazil
Caryothraustes canadensis brasiliensis
Caryothraustes canadensis canadensis
Caryothraustes canadensis frontalis

Physical charateristics

The body is olive-yellow with a black face. Lores, area around the eyes and throat black. Crwon and nape yollow-green. Underparts yellow-olive with the center of the belly yellow. Sexes are alike. The bill is two colored front part blue grey, point part nlack

Listen to the sound of Yellow-green Grosbeak

[audio: Grosbeak.mp3]

Copyright remark: Most sounds derived from xeno-canto

wingspan min.: 0 cm wingspan max.: 0 cm
size min.: 17 cm size max.: 18 cm
incubation min.: 0 days incubation max.: 0 days
fledging min.: 0 days fledging max.: 0 days
broods: 0   eggs min.: 0  
      eggs max.: 0  


It is found in Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Suriname, and Venezuela.


Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest. It is common in rain forests and mature capoeiras, where it lives in pairs or noisy flocks with up to 10 or 20 birds. Favors upper and middle strata of rainforest


No data

Feeding habits

Mostly berries and fruits, will also take insects. Forages in small flocks.


This species has a large range, with an estimated global extent of occurrence of 2,800,000 km

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *