Golden-backed mountain tanager

Golden-backed mountain tanager

Golden-backed mountain tanager

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Cnemathraupis aureodorsalis

The golden-backed mountain tanager (Cnemathraupis aureodorsalis ) is an endangered species of bird in the tanager family. This large and brightly colored tanager is endemic to elfin forests in the Andean highlands of central Peru. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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This species was formerly included in the genus Buthraupis. When a molecular phylogenetic study published in 2010 found that Buthraupis was polyphyletic, the golden-backed mountain tanager was moved to the resurrected genus Cnemathraupis.

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Golden-backed mountain tanager habitat map
Golden-backed mountain tanager habitat map
Golden-backed mountain tanager
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References

1. Golden-backed mountain tanager Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden-backed_mountain_tanager
2. Golden-backed mountain tanager on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22722611/94775004

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