Red-shouldered tanager

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Red-shouldered tanager
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Tachyphonus
Species: T. phoenicius
Binomial name
Tachyphonus phoenicius
Swainson, 1838

The red-shouldered tanager (Tachyphonus phoenicius) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae.

It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland.

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