Rufous-chested tanager

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Rufous-chested tanager
Thlypopsis ornata.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Thlypopsis
Species: T. ornata
Binomial name
Thlypopsis ornata
(Sclater, 1859)

The rufous-chested tanager (Thlypopsis ornata) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae.

Distribution and habitat[edit]

It is found in Ecuador, Peru and southwestern Colombia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.