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Alternative name: Rothschild's Grosbeak
- Cyanoloxia rothschildii
- Shiny dark blue overall plumage
- Lighter blue rump
- Brighter blue forehead and superciliary area
- The bill is large enough to seem like an extension of the crown. It is dark in the male, bluish grey in the female.
Female: dark brown overall plumage
Formerly included in Blue-black Grosbeak
Tends to remain hidden in dense vegetation. When encountered, there will often be a pair.
Call is a somewhat sharp, harsh "tchit" or "chink".
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Fitzgibbon, D. and N. L. Block (2020). Amazonian Grosbeak (Cyanoloxia rothschildii), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.bubgro2.01
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Amazonian Grosbeak. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 30 November 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Amazonian_Grosbeak
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