Hooded mountain tanager

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Hooded mountain tanager
Buthraupis montana Hooded Mountain Tanager, Puno, Peru.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Buthraupis
Species: B. montana
Binomial name
Buthraupis montana
(d'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837)
Buthraupis montana distribution map.png
Hooded mountain tanager range map

The hooded mountain tanager (Buthraupis montana) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae. This yellow, blue and black tanager is found in forest, woodland and shrub in the Andean highlands of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. At 23 centimetres (9.1 in) and 85 grams (3.0 oz), it is one of the largest tanagers (second in weight only to the white-capped tanager).

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