Black-headed tanager

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Black-headed tanager
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Tangara
Species: T. cyanoptera
Binomial name
Tangara cyanoptera
(Swainson, 1834)

The black-headed tanager (Tangara cyanoptera) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae. It is found in the northern highlands of South America (Andes of northeastern Colombia, Venezuelan Coastal Range and tepuis of southern Venezuela). Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.

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