Subtropical Cacique
Cacicus uropygialis
(L 11-12")
Conspicuous and noisy.
Old Zamora Road
Ecuador
18Feb2013
flash photo
Formally considered conspecific
with the Scarlet-Rumped but even
the AOU considers it likely to be a
separate species.
Uropygialis means rump.
Cacique: a local Chicago band that
play salsa, merengue, bolero,
cumbia, and latin jazz plus other
music genres.