Family Tanagers (Thraupidae)

Least Concern

Green-mantled Tanager (Pipraeidea darwinii)


Taxonomy

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

Tanagra Darwinii

Bonaparte

, 1838,

Chile

.

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.

Distribution:

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. (2017). 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 https://www.hbw.com/node/1344190 on 25 November 2017).