Rufous-crested tanager

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Rufous-crested tanager
Bird in background
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Creurgops
Species: C. verticalis
Binomial name
Creurgops verticalis
Sclater, 1858

The rufous-crested tanager (Creurgops verticalis) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.