- Orinoco Saltator
Orinoco Saltator Conservation status Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Passeriformes Family: incertae sedis Genus: Saltator Species: S. orenocensis Binomial name Saltator orenocensis
The Orinoco Saltator or Orinocan Saltator (Saltator orenocensis) is a species of cardinal (bird) in the Cardinalidae family. It is found in Venezuela in areas west, north, and upon the Orinoco River region and to the Caribbean coast; also border regions in adjacent northeast Colombia. It can also be found on the eastern shore of Lake Maracaibo. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.
- BirdLife International 2004. Saltator orenocensis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 18 July 2007.
- Orinocan Saltator videos on the Internet Bird Collection
- Orinocan Saltator photo gallery VIREO Photo-High Res--(Close-up)
- Photo-High Res; Article pbase–"Eastern Venezuela"
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