Opal-crowned tanager

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Opal-crowned tanager
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Tangara
Species: T. callophrys
Binomial name
Tangara callophrys
(Cabanis, 1849)

The opal-crowned tanager (Tangara callophrys) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae, the tanagers. It is one of 49 species in the genus Tangara.

Sacha Lodge - Ecuador

It is found in the eastern Andes drainages to the western Amazon Basin in southern Colombia, eastern Ecuador and Peru and a region of northwestern Bolivia; for Brazil in southwestern-western Amazonas state and Acre.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Eastern Andes, western Amazon range[edit]

The opal-crowned tanager is found in one contiguous range centered on Amazonian eastern Peru-Ecuador, southeastern Colombia, and the very west of Amazonas state, Brazil; all of Acre state is included in the south with southern Peru, and a border region of extreme northwestern Bolivia.

A small disjunct population exists 100 km west in southern Colombia.

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