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Paroaria coronata

Basic information
Scientific name Paroaria coronata

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Common names Red-crested cardinal, Brazilian cardinal
Higher taxon Emberizidae, Passeriformes, Aves
Natural range Amazaon and southern part of Brazil, Bolivia, Argentine.
Habitat Shrub, human habitat, etc.
Invasion information
Range in Japan There are records of breeding in Saitama, Tokyo, and Osaka Prefs., and occurrence in Kanagawa, Kyoto, Nara, Hyogo, and Mie Prefs. Range in Japan
Date Found in 1961 to 1981, in eastern Japan.
Route Deliberate: Escape or release of pet animal.
Impact Unknown impact.
Regulation in Japan No action for prevention, mitigation, control, or eradication.
Introduced range in other countries Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Lesser Antilles, etc.
Reference Notes
  • Eguchi & Amano (2004) Spread of exotic birds in Japan. Ornithol Sci. 3, 3-12.
  • Eguchi & Fujimaki (eds) (2000) Check-List of Japanese Birds Sixth Revised Edition. The Ornithological Society of Japan, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • Kawakami & Kanouchi (2012) The Handbook of Introduced Birds in Japan. Bun-ichi Sogo Shuppan, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • Lepage (ed) (2003-2012) Avibase the world bird database (Accessed on 2012-6-12)
  • Long (1981) Introduced Birds of the World. David & Charles, Newton.
  • etc.