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An unusual Tanager from South America.
It has a short, wide, swallow-like bill with a small hook, short legs and a short tail.
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.
- 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 http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- 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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