Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Icteridae (Oropendolas, Orioles and Blackbirds)  
Genus: Cacicus (8 species, 12 worldwide)


Yellow-rumped Cacique
Yellow-rumped Cacique (Cacicus cela cela)
Hato Aurora, Casanare, Colombia
  A common species that makes large communal nests consisting of individual hanging nests.
   

Red-rumped Cacique
Red-rumped Cacique (Cacicus haemorrhous affinis)
Iguazu National Park, Argentina  
   

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Band-tailed Oropendola (Cacicus latirostris)
   


Northern Mountain Cacique
Northern Mountain Cacique (Cacicus leucoramphus leucoramphus)
ProAves Dusky Starfrontlet Reserve, Urrao, Antioquia, Colombia  
   

Scarlet-rumped Cacique
Scarlet-rumped Cacique (Cacicus microrhynchus microrhynchus)
Soberania National Park, Panama  
   

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Ecuadorian Cacique (Cacicus sclateri)
   


Solitary Cacique
Solitary Cacique (Cacicus solitarius)
Ibera Wetlands, Carlos Pellegrini, Argentina  
   

Subtropical Cacique
Subtropical Cacique (Cacicus uropygialis)
Ecuador
  Similar to the Scarlet-rumped Cacique but found mostly on eastern Andean slopes.
   
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