Sooty ant tanager

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Sooty ant tanager
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cardinalidae
Genus: Habia
Species: H. gutturalis
Binomial name
Habia gutturalis
(Sclater, 1854)

The sooty ant tanager (Habia gutturalis) is a species of bird in the cardinal family (Cardinalidae); formerly, it was placed with the true tanagers in the Thraupidae family.

It is endemic to Colombia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest. It is becoming rare due to habitat loss.