Pyrrhuloxia

Cardinalis sinuatus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Cardinals & Piranga Tanagers (Cardinalidae)

Code 4

PYRR

Code 6

CARSIT

ITIS

HEAD

Pyrrhuloxia Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Masked, Crested or plumed, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Red and gray.
  • Forehead Color: Red and gray.
  • Nape Color: Gray
  • Throat Color: Red and gray.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Pyrrhuloxia Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 22 cm (8.75 in)
  • Weight: 37 g (1.3 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Red, Gray
  • Underparts: Red and gray.
  • Upperparts: Gray with red edging on wings.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Pyrrhuloxia Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Short flights low over vegetation, with rapid wing beats alternating with brief periods of wings pulled to sides.
  • Wingspan Range: 29 cm (11.25 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Red-gray
  • Under Tail: Red with gray wash.
  • Leg Color: Gray-brown
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X