Red-crested cardinal (Paroaria coronata, native to South America), Princeville, Kauai, Hawaii, USA.
The red-crested cardinal (Paroaria coronata, in the tanager family Thraupidae) was introduced to Hawaii around 1930. This bird was photographed in Princeville on the island of Kauai, Hawaii, USA. Paroaria coronata is found in subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and in heavily degraded former forest, in northern Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Brazil's Rio Grande do Sul and the Pantanal. (It is not closely related to the true cardinal family, Cardinalidae.)Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download