Azure-shouldered tanager

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Azure-shouldered tanager
Thraupis cyanoptera -Morretes, Parana, Brazil-8.jpg
In Morretes, Parana, Brazil
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Thraupis
Species: T. cyanoptera
Binomial name
Thraupis cyanoptera
(Vieillot, 1817)

The azure-shouldered tanager (Thraupis cyanoptera) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae. It is found in the Atlantic Forest of eastern Brazil.

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