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Tangara cyanotis


12 cm (4¾ in)

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


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



There are 2 subspecies[1]:

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


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



Their main diet consists of various fruits and arthropods.


  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 http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved July 2018)

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