Blue-backed tanager

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Blue-backed tanager
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Cyanicterus
Bonaparte, 1850
Species: C. cyanicterus
Binomial name
Cyanicterus cyanicterus
(Vieillot, 1819)

The blue-backed tanager (Cyanicterus cyanicterus) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. It is the only member of the genus Cyanicterus.

It is found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.