Grey-crowned tanager

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Grey-crowned tanager
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Phaenicophilidae
Genus: Phaenicophilus
Species: P. poliocephalus
Binomial name
Phaenicophilus poliocephalus
(Bonaparte, 1851)

The grey-crowned tanager or grey-crowned palm-tanager (Phaenicophilus poliocephalus) is a species of bird in the family Phaenicophilidae. It was formerly placed in the family Thraupidae. It is found almost completely within Haiti, but a small population exists in the Dominican Republic.

Its natural habitats are lowland and montane moist forests, mangrove forests, rural gardens, and heavily degraded former forest. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Phaenicophilus poliocephalus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.