Golden-backed mountain tanager

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Golden-backed mountain tanager
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Cnemathraupis
Species: C. aureodorsalis
Binomial name
Cnemathraupis aureodorsalis
Blake & Hocking, 1974
Synonyms

Buthraupis aureodorsalis

The golden-backed mountain tanager (Cnemathraupis aureodorsalis) is an endangered species of bird in the tanager family. This large and brightly colored tanager is endemic to elfin forests in the Andean highlands of central Peru. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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