Velvet-fronted grackle

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Velvet-fronted grackle
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Icteridae
Genus: Lampropsar
Cabanis, 1847
Species: L. tanagrinus
Binomial name
Lampropsar tanagrinus
(Spix, 1824)

The velvet-fronted grackle (Lampropsar tanagrinus) is a species of bird in the Icteridae family. It is monotypic within the genus Lampropsar.

It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical swamps and heavily degraded former forest.

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