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Coloniality in the yellow-rumped cacique as a defense against nest predators

Yellow-rumped Cacique (Cacicus cela) Science Article 1 abstract Individuals of the colonial Yellow-rumped Cacique (Cacicus cela) in Amazonian Peru can defend their nests against predators in three ways. First, by nesting on islandsand around wasp nests, caciques are safe from arboreal mammals such as primates, whichdestroy many more-accessible colonies. Caimans and otters that live in […]

Red rumped Cacique (Cacicus haemorrhous)

[order] Passeriformes | [family] Icteridae | [latin] Cacicus haemorrhous | [UK] Red-rumped Cacique | [FR] Cassique cul-rouge | [DE] Rotburzelkassike | [ES] Arrendajo de Lomo Rojo | [IT] Cacico dal groppone rosso | [NL] Roodstuit-buidelspreeuw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Cacicus haemorrhous SA Colombia to e Brazil and […]