Mountain Cacique

Mountain Cacique
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Icteridae
Genus: Cacicus
Species: C. chrysonotus
Binomial name
Cacicus chrysonotus
Lafresnaye & D'Orbigny, 1838

Cacicus leucoramphus (Bonaparte, 1844)

The Mountain Cacique (Cacicus chrysonotus) is a species of bird in the Icteridae family. It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

It is sometimes split as:

  • Southern Mountain Cacique (Cacicus (chrysonotus) chrysonotus)
  • Northern Mountain Cacique (Cacicus (chrysonotus) leucoramphus)