The Red-capped Cardinal is a common bird found near the Kabalebo river.
The first time that I saw this bird, I thought of a woodpecker. Also at the same time I was a little confused as I didn't know that woodpeckers would fly very close to the river and near the river edge.
The Red-capped Cardinal (Paroaria gularis) is a common bird that you most likely see during a boat trip then during a hike. Usually seen hopping on floating vegetation in search of seeds and insects. Often spotted alone but sometimes also seen as a couple.
Young Red-capped cardinals on the other hand are trying new things too before embracing their traditional path. I spotted, a couple of months ago, a couple of young Red-capped cardinals close to the main lodge feeder. They were also enjoying the special treat we set out for the tanagers.