Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae (Tanagers & Allies)  
Genus: Buthraupis (1 species, 1 worldwide)

Hooded Mountain Tanager
Hooded Mountain Tanager (Buthraupis montana saturata)
Wayqecha, Peru  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

A unusually large tanager found from 2400-3200m in mossy cloud forets. Locally common, but absent in some areas. Usually in canopy.

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