Yellow-shouldered grosbeak

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Yellow-shouldered grosbeak
PitylusHumeralisSmit.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae (but see text)
Genus: Parkerthraustes
Remsen, 1997
Species: P. humeralis
Binomial name
Parkerthraustes humeralis
Lawrence, 1867
Synonyms
  • Caryothraustes humeralis (Lawrence, 1867)
  • Pitylus humeralis

The yellow-shouldered grosbeak (Parkerthraustes humeralis) is a songbird species in the tanager family (Thraupidae), or possibly in the Cardinalidae. It is the only member of its genus Parkerthraustes.

Yasuni Nat’l Park - Ecuador
Yasuni Nat’l Park - Ecuador

It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

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