Masked mountain tanager

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Masked mountain tanager
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Buthraupis
Species: B. wetmorei
Binomial name
Buthraupis wetmorei
(R. T. Moore, 1934)

The masked mountain tanager (Buthraupis wetmorei) is a vulnerable species of bird in the tanager family. This large and colourful tanager is endemic to elfin forest, woodland and shrub in the Andean highlands of southern Colombia, Ecuador and northern Peru. It is generally rare or uncommon, and is threatened by habitat loss.

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