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Photo © by Stanley Jones
Cock of the Rock Lodge, Challabamba, Parque Nacional del Manu, Cusco Dep, Peru, September 2018
Tangara chrysotis


14 cm (5½ in)

  • Black crown
  • Golden or yellow cheeks
  • Rufous belly

Sexes similar.


Photo © by kitefarrago
Cock-of-the-Rock Lodge, Manu NP, Madre de Dios, Peru, August 2017

North-western South America: found from the Andes of south-western Colombia to north-western Bolivia


This is a monotypic species[1].


Cloud forest and forest borders; observed at heights around 1,600 m.



Their diet consists of fruits, arthropods and worms.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved May 2014 and May 2017)
  3. BF Member observations

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