Turquoise dacnis

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Turquoise dacnis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Dacnis
Species: D. hartlaubi
Binomial name
Dacnis hartlaubi
(Sclater, 1855)

Pseudodacnis hartlaubi (Sclater, 1855)

The turquoise dacnis (Dacnis hartlaubi) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae. It is endemic to Colombia. It is a rather distinct species of dacnis, formerly separated in the monotypic genus Pseudodacnis.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and plantations. It is threatened by habitat loss.


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