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Genus: Pipraeidea

[edit] Description

An unusual Tanager from South America.
It has a short, wide, swallow-like bill with a small hook, short legs and a short tail.

[edit] Taxonomy

Pipraeidea is a monotypic genus in the family Thraupidae.
Blue-and-yellow Tanager is sometimes included in the genus Thraupis.
The placement of this genus has been much debated but recent resarch confirms the present placement.

Genus Pipraeidea viewedit
P. melanonota Fawn-breasted Tanager
P. bonariensis Blue-and-yellow Tanager

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from
  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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