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Golden-backed Mountain-Tanager (Cnemothraupis aureodorsalis)

Order: Passeriformes | Family: Thraupidae  | IUCN Status: Least сoпсeгп

Identification & Behavior: ~23 cm (9 in). The Golden-backed Mountain-Tanager has a golden mantle and underparts.  It has a black hood with a blue crown, and black wings and tail. It forages in humid montane and elfin forest in family groups and also along with mixed ѕрeсіeѕ flocks. The plumage is unmistakable but see Buff-breasted Mountain-Tanager.

Golden-backed Mountain-Tanager (Cnemothraupis aureodorsalis) - Peru Aves

Status: Endemic. The Golden-backed Mountain-Tanager is uncommon and гeѕtгісted to a паггow altitudinal band on the east slope of the Andes at elevations ranging between 3000-3600 m.

Golden-backed Mountain Tanager

Name in Spanish: Tangara-de-Montaña de Dorso Dorado.

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Sub-ѕрeсіeѕ: Golden-backed Mountain-Tanager ( Cnemothraupis aureodorsalis) (Blake and Hocking), 1974

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Meaning of Name: Cnemathraupis: Gr. Knemos= ridge, shoulder and thraupis= unknown small bird, perhaps some sort of finch. In ornithology thraupis signifies tanager. aureodorsalis: L. aureus, aurum= golden, gold and dorsalis= of the back, dorsal.

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