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Buff-breasted Mountain Tanager

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Photo by Gerald FriesenPapallacta, Ecuador, May, 2018
Photo by Gerald Friesen
Papallacta, Ecuador, May, 2018
Photo by COLOMBIA BirdingCentral Andes, Colombia, October 2010
Photo by COLOMBIA Birding
Central Andes, Colombia, October 2010
Dubusia taeniata


[edit] Identification

Amount of black on throat differs among subspecies1.

[edit] Distribution

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

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Subspecies[2]

Three subspecies are accepted:

  • D. t. carrikeri:
  • Santa Marta Mountains (north-eastern Colombia)
  • D. t. taeniata:
  • D. t. stictocephala:
  • Andes of south-eastern Peru (Junín to Cuzco)

[edit] Habitat

Moist montanes.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] References

  1. Restall et al. 2006. Birds of Northern South America. Yale University Press. ISBN 9780300124156
  2. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.

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