|Hooded mountain tanager, Buthraupis montana|
Buthraupis is a genus of South American birds in the tanager family. The two species are found in highland forest, woodland and shrub in the Andes and Santa Marta Mountains. They are among the largest tanagers, and all have a mainly yellow, blue and black plumage. As currently defined, the genus is polyphyletic.
|Image||Common Name||Scientific name||Distribution|
|Hooded mountain tanager||Buthraupis montana||Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela|
|Masked mountain tanager||Buthraupis wetmorei||southern Colombia, Ecuador and northern Peru|
- Sedano, R. E., & BURNS, K. J. (2010). Are the Northern Andes a species pump for Neotropical birds? Phylogenetics and biogeography of a clade of Neotropical tanagers (Aves: Thraupini). Journal of Biogeography 37: 325–343.
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