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Category:Thraupidae - BirdForum Opus

Family: Thraupidae


The tanagers: Small, colorful birds restricted to the New World and mainly to the tropics.


Inti Tanager
Photo by Julian Heavyside
Manu Road, Peru, 2 September 2013

Thraupidae is a family in order Passeriformes.
This family is in a state of flux; some experts now consider that the tanagers that migrate to North America in the summer belong in family Cardinalidae and the genera Habia, Piranga and Chlorothraupis have been moved to the Cardinals recently.
On the other side around 40 genera of the family Emberizidae are now placed here and three genera (Saltator, Saltatricula and Parkerthraustes) of the family Cardinalidae.
The genus Chlorospingus has recently been moved to the Emberizidae.

Family Thraupidae viewedit

Genus Orchesticus viewedit
O. abeillei Brown Tanager

Genus Paroaria viewedit
P. coronata Red-crested Cardinal
P. dominicana Red-cowled Cardinal
P. nigrogenis Masked Cardinal
P. gularis Red-capped Cardinal
P. baeri Crimson-fronted Cardinal
P. capitata Yellow-billed Cardinal

Genus Schistochlamys viewedit
S. melanopis Black-faced Tanager
S. ruficapillus Cinnamon Tanager

Genus Cissopis viewedit
C. leverianus Magpie Tanager

Genus Neothraupis viewedit
N. fasciata White-banded Tanager

Genus Conothraupis viewedit
C. speculigera Black-and-white Tanager
C. mesoleuca Cone-billed Tanager

Genus Compsothraupis viewedit
C. loricata Scarlet-throated Tanager

Genus Sericossypha viewedit
S. albocristata White-capped Tanager

Genus Nemosia viewedit
N. pileata Hooded Tanager
N. rourei Cherry-throated Tanager

Genus Creurgops viewedit
C. verticalis Rufous-crested Tanager
C. dentatus Slaty Tanager

Genus Kleinothraupis viewedit
K. atropileus Black-capped Hemispingus
K. calophrys White-browed Hemispingus
K. calophrys Orange-browed Hemispingus
K. parodii Parodi's Hemispingus
K. reyi Gray-capped Hemispingus

Genus Sphenopsis viewedit
S. frontalis Oleaginous Hemispingus
S. melanotis Black-eared Hemispingus

Genus Thlypopsis viewedit
T. sordida Orange-headed Tanager
T. inornata Buff-bellied Tanager
T. fulviceps Fulvous-headed Tanager
T. pyrrhocoma Chestnut-headed Tanager
T. ruficeps Rust-and-yellow Tanager
T. superciliaris Superciliaried Hemispingus
T. ornata Rufous-chested Tanager
T. pectoralis Brown-flanked Tanager

Genus Microspingus viewedit
M. alticola Plain-tailed Warbling Finch
M. erythrophrys Rusty-browed Warbling Finch
M. lateralis Buff-throated Warbling Finch
M. cabanisi Gray-throated Warbling Finch
M. torquata Ringed Warbling Finch
M. melanoleuca Black-capped Warbling Finch
M. cinerea Cinereous Warbling Finch
M. trifasciatus Three-striped Hemispingus

Genus Nephelornis viewedit
N. oneilli Pardusco

Genus Trichothraupis viewedit
T. melanops Black-goggled Tanager

Genus Eucometis viewedit
E. penicillata Gray-headed Tanager

Genus Heliothraupis viewedit
H. oneilli Inti Tanager

Genus Loriotus viewedit
L. cristatus Flame-crested Tanager
L. rufiventer Yellow-crested Tanager
L. luctuosus White-shouldered Tanager

Genus Tachyphonus viewedit
T. surinamus Fulvous-crested Tanager
T. delatrii Tawny-crested Tanager
T. coronatus Ruby-crowned Tanager
T. rufus White-lined Tanager
T. phoenicius Red-shouldered Tanager

Genus Lanio viewedit
L. fulvus Fulvous Shrike-Tanager
L. versicolor White-winged Shrike-Tanager
L. aurantius Black-throated Shrike-Tanager
L. leucothorax White-throated Shrike-Tanager

Genus Ramphocelus viewedit
R. sanguinolentus Crimson-collared Tanager
R. flammigerus Flame-rumped Tanager
R. passerinii Scarlet-rumped Tanager
R. bresilius Brazilian Tanager
R. melanogaster Black-bellied Tanager
R. carbo Silver-beaked Tanager
R. nigrogularis Masked Crimson Tanager
R. dimidiatus Crimson-backed Tanager

Genus Calochaetes viewedit
C. coccineus Vermilion Tanager

Genus Cyanicterus viewedit
C. cyanicterus Blue-backed Tanager

Genus Bangsia viewedit
B. arcaei Blue-and-gold Tanager
B. melanochlamys Black-and-gold Tanager
B. rothschildi Golden-chested Tanager
B. edwardsi Moss-backed Tanager
B. aureocincta Gold-ringed Tanager
B. flavovirens Yellow-green Tanager

Genus Wetmorethraupis viewedit
W. sterrhopteron Orange-throated Tanager

Genus Buthraupis viewedit
B. montana Hooded Mountain Tanager

Genus Sporathraupis viewedit
S. cyanocephala Blue-capped Tanager

Genus Tephrophilus viewedit
T. wetmorei Masked Mountain Tanager

Genus Chlorornis viewedit
C. riefferii Grass-green Tanager

Genus Cnemathraupis viewedit
C. eximia Black-chested Mountain Tanager
C. aureodorsalis Golden-backed Mountain Tanager

Genus Anisognathus viewedit
A. melanogenys Black-cheeked Mountain Tanager
A. lacrymosus Lacrimose Mountain Tanager
A. igniventris Scarlet-bellied Mountain Tanager
A. somptuosus Blue-winged Mountain Tanager
A. notabilis Black-chinned Mountain Tanager

Genus Dubusia viewedit
D. taeniata Buff-breasted Mountain Tanager
D. castaneoventris Chestnut-bellied Mountain Tanager

Genus Pseudosaltator viewedit
P. rufiventris Rufous-bellied Mountain Tanager

Genus Stephanophorus viewedit
S. diadematus Diademed Tanager

Genus Iridosornis viewedit
I. porphyrocephalus Purplish-mantled Tanager
I. analis Yellow-throated Tanager
I. jelskii Golden-collared Tanager
I. rufivertex Golden-crowned Tanager
I. reinhardti Yellow-scarfed Tanager

Genus Pipraeidea viewedit
P. melanonota Fawn-breasted Tanager

Genus Rauenia viewedit
R. bonariensis Blue-and-yellow Tanager

Genus Chlorochrysa viewedit
C. phoenicotis Glistening-green Tanager
C. calliparaea Orange-eared Tanager
C. nitidissima Multicolored Tanager

Genus Thraupis viewedit
T. episcopus Blue-gray Tanager
T. sayaca Sayaca Tanager
T. glaucocolpa Glaucous Tanager
T. cyanoptera Azure-shouldered Tanager
T. ornata Golden-chevroned Tanager
T. abbas Yellow-winged Tanager
T. palmarum Palm Tanager

Genus Ixothraupis viewedit
T. varia Dotted Tanager
T. rufigula Rufous-throated Tanager
T. guttata Speckled Tanager
T. xanthogastra Yellow-bellied Tanager
T. punctata Spotted Tanager

Genus Chalcothraupis viewedit
C. ruficervix Golden-naped Tanager

Genus Poecilostreptus viewedit
P. cabanisi Azure-rumped Tanager
P. palmeri Gray-and-gold Tanager

Genus Stilpnia viewedit
S. cyanoptera Black-headed Tanager
S. viridicollis Silver-backed Tanager
S. heinei Black-capped Tanager
S. argyrofenges Green-throated Tanager
S. phillipsi Sira Tanager
S. peruviana Black-backed Tanager
S. preciosa Chestnut-backed Tanager
S. meyerdeschauenseei Green-capped Tanager
S. cayana Burnished-buff Tanager
S. cucullata Lesser Antillean Tanager
S. vitriolina Scrub Tanager
S. nigrocincta Masked Tanager
S. larvata Golden-hooded Tanager
S. cyanicollis Blue-necked Tanager

Genus Tangara viewedit
T. vassorii Blue-and-black Tanager
T. nigroviridis Beryl-spangled Tanager
T. dowii Spangle-cheeked Tanager
T. fucosa Green-naped Tanager
T. labradorides Metallic-green Tanager
T. cyanotis Blue-browed Tanager
T. inornata Plain-colored Tanager
T. mexicana Turquoise Tanager
T. chilensis Paradise Tanager
T. velia Opal-rumped Tanager
T. callophrys Opal-crowned Tanager
T. seledon Green-headed Tanager
T. fastuosa Seven-colored Tanager
T. cyanocephala Red-necked Tanager
T. desmaresti Brassy-breasted Tanager
T. cyanoventris Gilt-edged Tanager
T. lavinia Rufous-winged Tanager
T. gyrola Bay-headed Tanager
T. rufigenis Rufous-cheeked Tanager
T. chrysotis Golden-eared Tanager
T. xanthocephala Saffron-crowned Tanager
T. parzudakii Flame-faced Tanager
T. schrankii Green-and-gold Tanager
T. johannae Blue-whiskered Tanager
T. arthus Golden Tanager
T. florida Emerald Tanager
T. icterocephala Silver-throated Tanager

Genus Tersina viewedit
T. viridis Swallow Tanager

Genus Dacnis viewedit
D. albiventris White-bellied Dacnis
D. lineata Black-faced Dacnis
D. flaviventer Yellow-bellied Dacnis
D. hartlaubi Turquoise Dacnis
D. nigripes Black-legged Dacnis
D. venusta Scarlet-thighed Dacnis
D. cayana Blue Dacnis
D. viguieri Viridian Dacnis
D. berlepschi Scarlet-breasted Dacnis

Genus Cyanerpes viewedit
C. nitidus Short-billed Honeycreeper
C. lucidus Shining Honeycreeper
C. caeruleus Purple Honeycreeper
C. cyaneus Red-legged Honeycreeper

Genus Chlorophanes viewedit
C. spiza Green Honeycreeper

Genus Iridophanes viewedit
I. pulcherrimus Golden-collared Honeycreeper

Genus Heterospingus viewedit
H. rubrifrons Sulphur-rumped Tanager
H. xanthopygius Scarlet-browed Tanager

Genus Hemithraupis viewedit
H. guira Guira Tanager
H. ruficapilla Rufous-headed Tanager
H. flavicollis Yellow-backed Tanager

Genus Chrysothlypis viewedit
C. chrysomelas Black-and-yellow Tanager
C. salmoni Scarlet-and-white Tanager

Genus Conirostrum viewedit
C. bicolor Bicolored Conebill
C. margaritae Pearly-breasted Conebill
C. speciosum Chestnut-vented Conebill
C. leucogenys White-eared Conebill
C. fraseri Giant Conebill
C. ferrugineiventre White-browed Conebill
C. sitticolor Blue-backed Conebill
C. albifrons Capped Conebill
C. tamarugense Tamarugo Conebill
C. rufum Rufous-browed Conebill
C. cinereum Cinereous Conebill

Genus Diglossa viewedit
D. gloriosissima Chestnut-bellied Flowerpiercer
D. lafresnayii Glossy Flowerpiercer
D. mystacalis Moustached Flowerpiercer
D. gloriosa Merida Flowerpiercer
D. humeralis Black Flowerpiercer
D. brunneiventris Black-throated Flowerpiercer
D. carbonaria Gray-bellied Flowerpiercer
D. venezuelensis Venezuelan Flowerpiercer
D. albilatera White-sided Flowerpiercer
D. duidae Scaled Flowerpiercer
D. major Greater Flowerpiercer
D. indigotica Indigo Flowerpiercer
D. baritula Cinnamon-bellied Flowerpiercer
D. plumbea Slaty Flowerpiercer
D. sittoides Rusty Flowerpiercer
D. glauca Deep-blue Flowerpiercer
D. caerulescens Bluish Flowerpiercer
D. cyanea Masked Flowerpiercer

Genus Catamblyrhynchus viewedit
C. diadema Plushcap

Genus Urothraupis viewedit
U. stolzmanni Black-backed Bush Tanager

Genus Phrygilus viewedit
P. atriceps Black-hooded Sierra Finch
P. punensis Peruvian Sierra Finch
P. gayi Gray-hooded Sierra Finch
P. patagonicus Patagonian Sierra Finch

Genus Diuca viewedit
D. diuca Diuca Finch

Genus Melanodera viewedit
M. melanodera White-bridled Finch
M. xanthogramma Yellow-bridled Finch

Genus Xenodacnis viewedit
X. parina Tit-like Dacnis

Genus Idiopsar viewedit
I. dorsalis Red-backed Sierra Finch
I. erythronotus White-throated Sierra Finch
I. speculifera Glacier Finch
I. brachyurus Boulder Finch

Genus Geospizopsis viewedit
P. unicolor Plumbeous Sierra Finch
P. plebejus Ash-breasted Sierra Finch

Genus Haplospiza viewedit
H. rustica Slaty Finch
H. unicolor Uniform Finch

Genus Acanthidops viewedit
A. bairdii Peg-billed Finch

Genus Lophospingus viewedit
L. pusillus Black-crested Finch
L. griseocristatus Gray-crested Finch

Genus Rowettia viewedit
R. goughensis Gough Island Finch

Genus Nesospiza viewedit
N. acunhae Inaccessible Island Finch
N. questi Nightingale Island Finch
N. wilkinsi Wilkins's Finch

Genus Piezorina viewedit
P. cinerea Cinereous Finch

Genus Xenospingus viewedit
X. concolor Slender-billed Finch

Genus Incaspiza viewedit
I. pulchra Great Inca Finch
I. personata Rufous-backed Inca Finch
I. ortizi Gray-winged Inca Finch
I. laeta Buff-bridled Inca Finch
I. watkinsi Little Inca Finch

Genus Rhopospina viewedit
R. fruticeti Mourning Sierra Finch
R. caerulescens Blue Finch
R. alaudinus Band-tailed Sierra Finch
R. carbonarius Carbonated Sierra Finch

Genus Pseudospingus viewedit
P. verticalis Black-headed Hemispingus
P. xanthophthalmus Drab Hemispingus

Genus Cnemoscopus viewedit
C. rubrirostris Gray-hooded Bush Tanager

Genus Cypsnagra viewedit
C. hirundinacea White-rumped Tanager

Genus Donacospiza viewedit
D. albifrons Long-tailed Reed Finch

Genus Poospizopsis viewedit
P. caesar Chestnut-breasted Mountain Finch
P. hypocondria Rufous-sided Warbling Finch

Genus Castanozoster viewedit
C. thoracicus Bay-chested Warbling Finch

Genus Poospiza viewedit
H. goeringi Slaty-backed Hemispingus
H. rufosuperciliaris Rufous-browed Hemispingus
P. boliviana Bolivian Warbling Finch
P. ornata Cinnamon Warbling Finch
P. whitii Black-and-chestnut Warbling Finch
P. nigrorufa Black-and-rufous Warbling Finch
P. rubecula Rufous-breasted Warbling Finch
P. hispaniolensis Collared Warbling Finch
P. garleppi Cochabamba Mountain Finch
P. baeri Tucuman Mountain Finch

Genus Sicalis viewedit
S. citrina Stripe-tailed Yellow Finch
S. lutea Puna Yellow Finch
S. uropygialis Bright-rumped Yellow Finch
S. luteocephala Citron-headed Yellow Finch
S. auriventris Greater Yellow Finch
S. olivascens Greenish Yellow Finch
S. mendozae Monte Yellow Finch
S. lebruni Patagonian Yellow Finch
S. columbiana Orange-fronted Yellow Finch
S. flaveola Saffron Finch
S. luteola Grassland Yellow Finch
S. raimondii Raimondi's Yellow Finch
S. taczanowskii Sulphur-throated Finch

Genus Emberizoides viewedit
E. herbicola Wedge-tailed Grass Finch
E. duidae Duida Grass Finch
E. ypiranganus Lesser Grass Finch

Genus Embernagra viewedit
E. platensis Great Pampa Finch
E. longicauda Pale-throated Pampa Finch

Genus Volatinia viewedit
V. jacarina Blue-black Grassquit

Genus Sporophila viewedit
S. bouvronides Lesson's Seedeater
S. lineola Lined Seedeater
S. leucoptera White-bellied Seedeater
S. peruviana Parrot-billed Seedeater
S. telasco Chestnut-throated Seedeater
S. simplex Drab Seedeater
S. castaneiventris Chestnut-bellied Seedeater
S. minuta Ruddy-breasted Seedeater
S. nigrorufa Black-and-tawny Seedeater
S. bouvreuil Copper Seedeater
S. pileata Pearly-bellied Seedeater
S. hypoxantha Tawny-bellied Seedeater
S. ruficollis Dark-throated Seedeater
S. palustris Marsh Seedeater
S. hypochroma Rufous-rumped Seedeater
S. cinnamomea Chestnut Seedeater
S. melanogaster Black-bellied Seedeater
S. funerea Thick-billed Seed Finch
S. angolensis Chestnut-bellied Seed Finch
S. nuttingi Nicaraguan Seed Finch
S. maximiliani Great-billed Seed Finch
S. crassirostris Large-billed Seed Finch
S. atrirostris Black-billed Seed Finch
S. corvina Variable Seedeater
S. intermedia Gray Seedeater
S. americana Wing-barred Seedeater
S. murallae Caqueta Seedeater
S. morelleti Morelet's Seedeater
S. torqueola Cinnamon-rumped Seedeater
S. fringilloides White-naped Seedeater
S. luctuosa Black-and-white Seedeater
S. nigricollis Yellow-bellied Seedeater
S. ardesiaca Dubois's Seedeater
S. caerulescens Double-collared Seedeater
S. schistacea Slate-colored Seedeater
S. falcirostris Temminck's Seedeater
S. frontalis Buffy-fronted Seedeater
S. plumbea Plumbeous Seedeater
S. beltoni Tropeiro Seedeater
S. collaris Rusty-collared Seedeater
S. albogularis White-throated Seedeater

Genus Catamenia viewedit
C. analis Band-tailed Seedeater
C. inornata Plain-colored Seedeater
C. homochroa Paramo Seedeater

Genus Charitospiza viewedit
C. eucosma Coal-crested Finch

Genus Coryphaspiza viewedit
C. melanotis Black-masked Finch

Genus Coryphospingus viewedit
C. pileatus Pileated Finch
C. cucullatus Red-crested Finch

Genus Rhodospingus viewedit
R. cruentus Crimson-breasted Finch

Genus Gubernatrix viewedit
G. cristata Yellow Cardinal

Genus Coereba viewedit
C. flaveola Bananaquit

Genus Tiaris viewedit
T. olivaceus Yellow-faced Grassquit

Genus Euneornis viewedit
E. campestris Orangequit

Genus Melopyrrha viewedit
L. portoricensis Puerto Rican Bullfinch
M. grandis St. Kitts Bullfinch
M. nigra Cuban Bullfinch
L. violacea Greater Antillean Bullfinch

Genus Loxipasser viewedit
L. anoxanthus Yellow-shouldered Grassquit

Genus Phonipara viewedit
P. canora Cuban Grassquit

Genus Loxigilla viewedit
L. noctis Lesser Antillean Bullfinch
L. barbadensis Barbados Bullfinch

Genus Melanospiza viewedit
M. richardsoni St. Lucia Black Finch
M. bicolor Black-faced Grassquit

Genus Asemospiza viewedit
A. obscurus Dull-colored Grassquit
A. fuliginosus Sooty Grassquit

Genus Pinaroloxias viewedit
P. inornata Cocos Finch

Genus Certhidea viewedit
C. olivacea Green Warbler-Finch
C. fusca Gray Warbler-Finch

Genus Platyspiza viewedit
P. crassirostris Vegetarian Finch

Genus Camarhynchus viewedit
C. pallidus Woodpecker Finch
C. psittacula Large Tree Finch
C. pauper Medium Tree Finch
C. parvulus Small Tree Finch
C. heliobates Mangrove Finch

Genus Geospiza viewedit
G. fuliginosa Small Ground Finch
G. magnirostris Large Ground Finch
G. septentrionalis Vampire Ground Finch
G. acutirostris Genovesa Ground Finch
G. difficilis Sharp-beaked Ground Finch
G. scandens Common Cactus Finch
G. fortis Medium Ground Finch
G. conirostris Espanola Ground Finch
G. propinqua Genovesa Cactus Finch

Genus Parkerthraustes viewedit
P. humeralis Yellow-shouldered Grosbeak

Genus Saltatricula viewedit
S. multicolor Many-colored Chaco Finch
S. atricollis Black-throated Saltator

Genus Saltator viewedit
S. maximus Buff-throated Saltator
S. atripennis Black-winged Saltator
S. atriceps Black-headed Saltator
S. orenocensis Orinocan Saltator
S. olivascens Olive-gray Saltator
S. grandis Cinnamon-bellied Saltator
S. coerulescens Bluish-gray Saltator
S. striatipectus Streaked Saltator
S. albicollis Lesser Antillean Saltator
S. similis Green-winged Saltator
S. nigriceps Black-cowled Saltator
S. maxillosus Thick-billed Saltator
S. aurantiirostris Golden-billed Saltator
S. cinctus Masked Saltator
S. grossus Slate-colored Grosbeak
S. fuliginosus Black-throated Grosbeak

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