English : Burnished-buff tanager
French : Calliste passevert
Class : Aves
Order : Passeriformes
Family : Thraupidae
Notes : 7 subspecies known
Adults grows to 14 cm in length for a weight of 22.5 grams. Female is greenish-blue with dark cheeks and golden-orange crown. Males have light to dark blue breast, black cheeks, golden-orange cap and flanks, orange belly, blue wings.
Range and habitat
The species occurs from north-east Colombia to Venezuela, the Guianas and extreme north Brazil. Isolated populations in Peru, Bolivia and central Brazil. Lives in dry savanna woodlands, gardens and ranchlands, to 2500 meters.
IUCN RED LIST : LEAST CONCERN
CITES : Not Listed
Status : The species is common and its populations have increased with deforestation. It can thrive in man-made habitats and faces no threats currently.
Ex-Situ Programs : None known
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