Ultramarine Grosbeak

Ultramarine Grosbeak
Male in Registro, São Paulo, Brazil
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cardinalidae
Genus: Cyanocompsa
Species: C. brissonii
Binomial name
Cyanocompsa brissonii
(Lichtenstein, 1823)

Passerina brissonii (Lichtenstein, 1823)

The Ultramarine Grosbeak (Cyanocompsa brissonii) is a species of cardinal in the Cardinalidae family. It is found in a wide range of semi-open habitats in eastern and central South America, with a disjunct population in northern South America. The male closely resembles the Blue-black Grosbeak, while the females are quite different.