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The reason why yellow cardinals are endangered is on the one hand because of the destruction of their natural habitat from deforestation and the creation of agricultural areas. On the other hand, these dazzlingly colourful birds are also captured to be kept as caged birds.


ClassificationOrder: passerines; family: tanagers
DietSeeds and insects
HabitatInhabits open woodlands, scrubland and steppes up to elevations of 700 m.
ReproductionThe clutch typically has 2–3 eggs that are incubated for an average of 13 days.

Status according to Red List

More information you will get on the web page of the IUCN Red List.

Verbreitungskarte Grüntangare