Order: Passeriformes | Family: Cardinalidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Males | Loc. Guayas, Ecuador
Age: Adult | Immature Sex: Adult Male| Unknown | Loc. Talara, Piura
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Costa Rica
Age: Adult | Sex: Females | Loc. Honduras
Status: The Blue-Black Grosbeak is uncommon in humid forest and scrub habitats in northwest Peru in Tumbes and Piura. It also occurs in Co and Ec.
Name in Spanish: Picogrueso Negro Azulado.
Sub-species: Blue-black Grosbeak (Cyanoloxia cyanoides cyanoides), (Lafresnaye), 1847. N & W Colombia S (W of E Andes) to NW Peru (Tumbes).
Meaning of Name: Cyanoloxia: Gr. Kuanos= dark-blue; and Loxia= A bird genus. The genus of crossbills. cyanoides: Gr. Cyanea= bluish, blue and oides= resembling.
Formerly known as Cyanocompsa cyanoides (2018).
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2016.