The Masked Saltator (Saltator cinctus) is a species of cardinal (bird) in the Cardinalidae family. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. The species is found in two small disjunct ranges, as well as smaller localized areas in Ecuador and Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.
- BirdLife International 2004. Saltator cinctus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 18 July 2007.