Family Tanagers (Thraupidae)

Least Concern

Green-mantled Tanager (Pipraeidea darwinii)


French: Tangara de Darwin German: Darwintangare Spanish: Tangara de Darwin

Tanagra Darwinii


, 1838,



Usually considered conspecific with P. bonariensis, but differs in its (in male) olive-green vs black mantle, back, scapulars and chest side (3); yellow vs flame-orange breast and rump (3); (in female) bluer crown, wings and tail (2); more olive-yellow underparts and rump (ns[2]); and song with lower-pitched notes in narrow frequency range (2)#R. Monotypic.


Andes of Ecuador (from S Carchi, Imbabura and extreme W Napo S, mainly in C highlands, to Loja), and in Peru S on W slope to N Chile (Tarapacá) and on E slope to extreme W Bolivia (La Paz).

Descriptive notes

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Recommended citation

del Hoyo, J. & Collar, N. (2019). Green-mantled Tanager (Pipraeidea darwinii). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 19 May 2019).