Blue-black Grosbeak

Blue-black Grosbeak
Male (above) and female (below)
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cardinalidae
Genus: Cyanocompsa
Species: C. cyanoides
Binomial name
Cyanocompsa cyanoides
Lafresnaye, 1847

The Blue-black Grosbeak (Cyanocompsa cyanoides) is a species of songbird in the Cardinalidae family.

It is found in Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest.