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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.
|Classification||Order: passerines; family: tanagers|
|Diet||Seeds and insects|
|Habitat||Inhabits open woodlands, scrubland and steppes up to elevations of 700 m.|
|Reproduction||The clutch typically has 2–3 eggs that are incubated for an average of 13 days.|