Monday, August 19, 2013

Red Crested Cardinal

The Red Crested Cardinal (Scientific Name - Paroaria coronata) is native to South America (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Bolivia) but has been introduced to other areas including Puerto Rico and Hawaii. 
This bird has a red head and predominate crest. The back and wings are grey and it has a white belly and neck collar. The beak is grey.

Photos were taken in November 2012 in Maui, Hawaii.

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