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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Emberizidae.


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  • Red-capped cardinal (Paroaria gularis), Venezuela.

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  • Paroaria dominicana, a Brazilian endemic that - in a country where small finches with exquisite voices are bought and sold for thousands of dollars - is a highly popular staple of the rampant wild bird trade.

    10,000 Birds

  • Other endangered or vulnerable birds that have been observed in mangroves of this ecoregion are the long-winged harrier (Circus buffoni), the dark-billed cuckoo (Coccizus melacoriphus), the boat-billed heron (Cochlearius cochlearius), the striped-backed bittern (Ixobrychus involucris), the masked duck (Oxyura dominica), the red-capped cardinal (Paroaria gularis migrogenis) and the osprey (Pandion haliaetus), a boreal winter visitor.

    Coastal Venezuelan mangroves


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