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Tangara velia

Opal-rumped Tanager

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Thraupidae
  • Polytypic 4 Subspecies

Authors: Lerman, Evan, and Kevin J. Burns

References

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Recommended Citation

Lerman, Evan, and Kevin J. Burns. 2012. Opal-rumped Tanager (Tangara velia), 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=610956