Blue-backed tanager

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Blue-backed tanager
Cyanicterus cyanicterus - Blue-backed Tanager (female); Ramal do Pau Rosa, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Cyanicterus
Bonaparte, 1850
Species:
C. cyanicterus
Binomial name
Cyanicterus cyanicterus
(Vieillot, 1819)

The blue-backed tanager (Cyanicterus cyanicterus) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae. It is the only member of the genus Cyanicterus.

It is found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Cyanicterus cyanicterus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.