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Tanager, Masked Crimson
 
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Scientific Name:
Ramphocelus nigrogularis
Location(s):
Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Global, Peru, South America Read more
Related Reading
IUCN
The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'fairly common' (Stotz et al. (1996). ...
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Wikipedia
The Masked Crimson Tanager was first described by German naturalist Johann Baptist von Spix in 1825. Its species name is derived from the Latin words niger "black", and gularis "throated". It is one of nine species of brightly coloured tanagers of the genus Ramphocelus. Mitochondrial DNA evidence indicates its closest relative is the Crimson-backed Tanager (R. dimidiatus), and the two split around 800,000 years ago.[ 2] ...
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