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Oreomanes fraseri

Giant Conebill

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Thraupidae
  • Monotypic

Authors: Mason, Nicholas A. and Kevin J. Burns

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Recommended Citation

Mason, Nicholas A. and Kevin J. Burns. 2010. Giant Conebill (Oreomanes fraseri), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: http://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/portal/species/overview?p_p_spp=589196