Cardinal-yellow is a passerine family Emberizidae.
Measures about 19.2 cm. Female with eyebrow band and white malar groove, gray chest. Bird of extraordinary physical beauty and sound.
Granivorous, yes, but also insectivore, can be seen in flat fields and grain plantations or natural, preferring to feed on moist soils, on the edge of streams, often near the rocks.
The Cardinals are territorial during the breeding season, they need to get away at least 1 km another couple. Each litter usually has between 3 and 5 eggs, with up to 2 litters per season, if it's rainy. The young are born after 12 or 13 days, and stay with parents often until September.