Tag : Yellow-billed Cardinal

Pantanal – Yellow-billed Cardinal

The Yellow-billed Cardinal (Paroaria capitata), photographed in Brazil’s Pantanal region, where it is a common sight.   A species in the Thraupidae or Tanager family,  it is also found in the neighbouring countries of Paraguay, Bolivia, Uruguay, and the northern parts of Argentina.   Despite its common name,  it is not very closely related to the Cardinals of the Cardinalidae family which have a wider distribution into North America. These birds were photographed early morning requiring ISO 2000,  not a […]