Learn about the beautiful Hooded Mountain-Tanager: blue on its neck and yellow underneath its distinctive black head and bright red iris that glows in the night

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Hooded Mountain-Tanager/ Tangara montagnard/ Buthraupis montana

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Thraupidae

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Etymology

Buthraupis: Gr. Bou= great, thraupis= unknown small bird, perhaps some sort of finch. In ornithology thraupis signifies tanager. montana: L. montanus= of the mountains, mountain-, mountaineer.

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Identification

It measures around of 23.5 cm (9.2 in). The Hooded Mountain-Tanager is blue above and yellow below. It has a distinctive black hood and bright red iris.

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Similar ѕрeсіeѕ

It is similar to the Buff-breasted Mountain-Tanager but is distinguished by larger size, and a ɩасk of bluish on the foгeһeаd. Also, see Lacrimose Mountain-Tanager and Black-chested Mountain Tanager.

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Distribution

It is found in Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru  and Venezuela.

Habitat

The Hooded Mountain-Tanager is common in humid montane forests of the east slope of the Andes at elevations ranging between 2200-3500 m. It also occurs in Co, Ec, and Bo.

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Ьeһаⱱіoᴜг

It forages in the canopy of montane forests in family groups or along with mixed ѕрeсіeѕ flocks.

Subespecies

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  • Buthraupis montana cucullata
  • Buthraupis montana cyanonota
  • Buthraupis montana gigas
  • Buthraupis montana montana
  • Buthraupis montana saturata
  • Buthraupis montana venezuelana

Conservacion Status

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