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SPECIES INFO

The White-winged Tanager (Piranga leucoptera) 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 found in Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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


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