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Genus: Conothraupis

[edit] Description

Two species from South America.
Both are dimorphic. The males have a black-and-white plumage, the females are greenish.

[edit] Taxonomy

Conothraupis is a genus in the family Thraupidae.
May be close to the genus Sporophila (which was formerly placed in Emberizidae.
Cone-billed Tanager has also been placed in its own monotpyic genus Rhynchothraupis.

Genus Conothraupis viewedit
C. speculigera Black-and-white Tanager
C. mesoleuca Cone-billed Tanager

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2012. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to October 2012. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at
  2. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliott, and D Christie, eds. 2011. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 16: Tanagers to New World Blackbirds. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8496553781

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