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Red-capped cardinal

Tropics·Bird

These birds live in pairs or small family groups. Their breeding season lasts for most of the year. They build cup-shaped nests out of twigs and ferns, where the female will lay 2-3 eggs.

  • Conservation StatusLeast Concern
  • Life span3-6 years
  • Body size6.5 in. long
  • Native habitat Lowland swamps and mangroves of north central South America
  • DietInsects, fruit, and rice
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