Pardusco Nephelornis oneilli

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Thraupidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Capparella, Angelo P. and Christopher C. Witt

A small, brown tanager that was unknown to science until 1973 (Lowery and Tallman 1976). The Pardusco is restricted to a narrow band of wet elfin forest associated with the treeline ecotone in the high Andes of central Peru.

Audio needed
Range map needed

Recommended Citation

Capparella, Angelo P. and Christopher C. Witt.(2009).Pardusco (Nephelornis oneilli), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: