French: Calliste à sourcils bleus German: Silberbrauentangare Spanish: Tangara cejiazul
P. L. Sclater, 1858,
no locality = Peru–Bolivia border region, possibly La Paz (Bolivia).
Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution
T. c. lutleyi
Hellmayr, 1917 – S Colombia (head of Magdalena Valley in Huila, and E slope of Andes from W Putumayo) S through Ecuador and Peru (to Cuzco).
T. c. cyanotis
(P. L. Sclater, 1858) – Bolivia (E slope of Andes in La Paz and Cochabamba); one record in SE Peru (extreme E Puno)#R.
12 cm; 12·5–17 g. Scarce tanager with conspicuous bluish eyebrow. Nominate race has crown blackish, bordered by broad pale cream to greenish-blue supercilium extending from... read more
Dawn song a spirited and rather distinctly three-part “tsip’sit’ch’t’’t’t’ zuit-zuit-zuit- zuit, ti... read more
Humid and wet montane forest and forest borders, also older second growth. Mostly 1300–2200 m, but... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits and arthropods. Nineteen stomachs all contained vegetable matter, including fruit pulp and seeds. Forages singly and in pairs,... read more
Juvenile with adult in Nov, in C Peru (Junín).
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Rare to uncommon over most of range; very locally fairly common in Ecuador, and may be more numerous in S portion of range. Regarded as fairly common... read more
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