Olive-green tanager

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Olive-green tanager
Olive-green Tanager - Itatiaia - Brazil MG 1112 (22625923163).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Orthogonys
Strickland, 1844
Species: O. chloricterus
Binomial name
Orthogonys chloricterus
(Vieillot, 1819)

The olive-green tanager (Orthogonys chloricterus) is a species of bird of the family Thraupidae, in the monotypic genus Orthogonys.[2] It is endemic to Brazil,[1] where its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and heavily degraded former forest.[3]


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2012). "Orthogonys chloricterus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "ITIS Report: Orthogonys". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "Orthogonys chloricterus: Classifications". International Union for the Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 14 September 2014.