Blue-backed conebill

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Blue-backed conebill
Conirostrum sitticolor - Conirrostro encapuchado - Blue-backed Conebill (8730321476).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Conirostrum
Species: C. sitticolor
Binomial name
Conirostrum sitticolor
Lafresnaye, 1840

The blue-backed conebill (Conirostrum sitticolor) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae (Tanager). It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


  • Conirostrum sitticolor cyaneum, Taczanowski, 1875.
  • Conirostrum sitticolor intermedium, Berlepsch, 1893.
  • Conirostrum sitticolor pallidum, Aveledo & Perez, 1989.
  • Conirostrum sitticolor sitticolor, Lafresnaye, 1840.


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