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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 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 Edwin Calderón 2015-07-25 Los Cóbanos, Acajutla, Sonsonate, Sonsonate (El Salvador) (10 m) call -

This is the first vocalization recording of this species out of Mexico and uploaded to XC. Punta Remedios, Sonsonate, El Salvador, is the southern most tip of the Mexican Cacique range. About 21 birds seen that afternoon, flying in pairs or groups to roost.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

270301
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 - Cacicus melanicterus Manuel Grosselet 2016-05-18 El papalo Coquimatlán, Colima, Colima (Mexico) (260 m) call, male -

wildtronics mono amplifyed and tascam dr 05

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

317565
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 - 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 2015-04-11 Isla del Rey, Nayarit,San Blas, Nayarit, Nayarit (Mexico) (10 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

352523
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Richard E. Webster 2019-04-22 Copala, Concordia, Sinaloa, Sinaloa (Mexico) (500 m) call, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

497351
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Manuel Grosselet 2021-01-09 Ventanilla, Mazunte, Santa María Tonameca, Oaxaca, Oaxaca (Mexico) (60 m) adult, call, male -

wildtronics mono amplified Tascam Dr05

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

614146
xeno-canto.org
Mexican Cacique - Cassiculus melanicterus Richard E. Webster 2019-04-18 Pichilingue Road, Sinaloa, Sinaloa (Mexico) (100 m) call -

from high in a big tree;

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

497356
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 Manuel Grosselet 2021-02-14 Ventanilla, Mazunte, Santa María Tonameca, Oaxaca, Oaxaca (Mexico) (60 m) call -

Wildtronic Mono Amplified Tascam DR05

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

623994
xeno-canto.org
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
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 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 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 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 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 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
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 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 - Cacicus melanicterus Peter Boesman 2001-03-17 Puerto Arista, Chiapas, Chiapas (Mexico) (0 - 20 m) call -

ID certainty 100%. (Archiv. tape 123 side B track 27 seq. A)

220023
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
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