Orange-bellied euphonia

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Orange-bellied euphonia
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Genus: Euphonia
Species: E. xanthogaster
Binomial name
Euphonia xanthogaster
Sundevall, 1834

The orange-bellied euphonia (Euphonia xanthogaster) is a species of bird in the Fringillidae (finch) family. They were formerly considered tanagers (Thraupidae). It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

The black-throated euphonia ("Euphonia vittata") is now thought to be a hybrid between the orange-bellied euphonia and the chestnut-bellied euphonia.


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