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Blue-browed Tanager

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Tangara cyanotis


[edit] Identification

12 cm (4¾ in)

  • Noticeable bluish eyebrow
  • Blackish crown
  • Broad whitish to greenish-blue supercilium

[edit] Distribution

South America: found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia.

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Subspecies

There are 2 subspecies[1]:

  • T. c. lutleyi:
  • T. c. cyanotis:
  • Yungas of north-western Bolivia (La Paz and Cochabamba)

[edit] Habitat

Wet and humid montane forests and forest edges. Also older second growth.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Their main diet consists of various fruits and arthropods.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved July 2018)

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