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Yellow-winged Cacique

Cassiculus melanicterus (Bonaparte, 1825)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Ted Floyd 2020-01-31 San Blas, San Blas, Nayarit, Nayarit (Mexico) (10 m) call, juvenile, male -

An SY (immature) male Yellow-winged Cacique (=Mexican Cacique) braying joyously from an African Tulip Tree (Spathodea campanulata) on a city street.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

526411
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Richard E. Webster 2015-03-30 nr Puerto Arista, Chiapas, Chiapas (Mexico) (10 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

333812
xeno-canto.org
Yellow-winged Cacique - Cacicus melanicterus Sandra Gallo-Corona 15-08-2004 Plan de Barrancas, Jalisco, Mexico (Mexico) (854 m) song and calls (A) -   33723
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Isain Contreras Rodríguez 2020-02-23 Barra de Potosí, Petatlán, Guerrero, Guerrero (Mexico) (10 m) call, sex uncertain -

mic MA1Len 13, en tascam DR40x

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

530760
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Frank Lambert 2015-04-08 La Bajada, San Blas, Nayarit, Nayarit (Mexico) (280 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

351583
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Richard E. Webster 2015-03-30 nr Puerto Arista, Chiapas, Chiapas (Mexico) (10 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

333810
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Victor Reyes 2020-07-30 Atoyac de Álvarez, Guerrero, Guerrero (Mexico) (40 m) uncertain -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

580012
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Richard E. Webster 2019-04-19 Panuco Road, Sinaloa, Sinaloa (Mexico) (600 m) call -

interval shortened at 1:15, before which some great display calls, after which some more general recording, probably of different birds, from a different direction; as for the 'display calls', they seem like more than calls, but not the full 'song';

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

497360
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Richard E. Webster 2019-04-28 Tecuitata (pueblo), Nayarit,, Nayarit (Mexico) (500 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

497386
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cacicus melanicterus Peter Boesman 2002-03-27 Manzanillo Airport Marshes, Colima, Colima (Mexico) (0 - 50 m) call -

ID certainty 100%. (Archiv. tape 143 side A track 9 seq. A)

220020
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Frank Lambert 2015-04-08 La Bajada, San Blas, Nayarit, Nayarit (Mexico) (280 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

351582
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Richard E. Webster 2019-04-19 Copala, Concordia, Sinaloa, Sinaloa (Mexico) (400 m) call, song -

singing from canopy of leafless deciduous forest, taking off at the end; other off to the side; a few amazing sounds; Ejido El Habal;

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

497352
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Frank Lambert 2015-04-08 La Bajada, San Blas, Nayarit, Nayarit (Mexico) (280 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

351584
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Frank Lambert 2015-04-08 La Bajada, San Blas, Nayarit, Nayarit (Mexico) (280 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

351581
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Richard E. Webster 2019-04-19 Panuco Road, Sinaloa, Sinaloa (Mexico) (600 m) call -

general racket from about 15 birds together, eventually switching to a single bird after 2:40 for some complicated vocalizations; interval shortened at 4:05, after which concentrating on a different single individual; mostly cacique but overlaps with high-pitched calls of oriole and becard, for instance;

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

497369
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Manuel Grosselet 2016-09-01 flamingos golf club, bucerias, Nayarit, Nayarit (Mexico) (10 m) call -

wildtronics mono amplified DR05 monopod

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

332994
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Richard E. Webster 2015-03-30 nr Puerto Arista, Chiapas, Chiapas (Mexico) (10 m) call, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

333818
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Nick Komar 2017-10-27 ZooMAT, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Chiapas (Mexico) (700 m) call -

Recording high-pass filtered.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

391757
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Richard E. Webster 2019-04-27 Tecuitata (pueblo), Nayarit,, Nayarit (Mexico) (500 m) call -

the over-recorded call after 0:15 was in flight, gliding down from a high perch above the top of the hill;

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

497385
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Manuel Grosselet 2016-08-31 flamingos golf club, bucerias, Nayarit, Nayarit (Mexico) (10 m) call -

wildtronics mono amplified DR05 monopod

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

332991
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cacicus melanicterus Peter Boesman 2002-04-01 La Bajada, Nayarit, Nayarit (Mexico) (50 - 200 m) call -

ID certainty 100%. (Archiv. tape 145 side A track 31 seq. A)

220021
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Frank Lambert 2015-04-08 La Bajada, San Blas, Nayarit, Nayarit (Mexico) (280 m) call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

351585
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Richard E. Webster 2019-04-18 Pichilingue Road, Sinaloa, Sinaloa (Mexico) (100 m) call, song -

a few calls then one good display, followed by wingbeats as it departed;

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

497358
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Manuel Grosselet 2017-02-05 San Francisco, Bahía de Banderas, Nayarit, Nayarit (Mexico) (30 m) call -

wildtronics mono amplified DR05

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

354970
xeno-canto.org
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