Yellow-shouldered grosbeak

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Yellow-shouldered grosbeak
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae (but see text)
Genus: Parkerthraustes
Remsen, 1997
Species: P. humeralis
Binomial name
Parkerthraustes humeralis
Lawrence, 1867
Synonyms
  • Caryothraustes humeralis (Lawrence, 1867)
  • Pitylus humeralis

The yellow-shouldered grosbeak (Parkerthraustes humeralis) is a songbird species in the tanager family (Thraupidae), or possibly in the Cardinalidae. It is the only member of its genus Parkerthraustes.

It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

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