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SPECIES INFO

The Red-headed Tanager (Piranga erythrocephala), is a medium-sized American songbird. Traditionally placed in the tanager family (Thraupidae) it is now thought to be much closer to cardinals (Cardinalidae).

It is endemic to Mexico. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montanes.

Source
  • BirdLife International 2004. Piranga erythrocephala. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 26 July 2007.

External links
  • Red-headed Tanager photo gallery VIREO
  • Graphic; Article


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