Green-headed Tanager Tangara seledon

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Thraupidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Jenelle Agpaoa and Kevin J. Burns


BirdLife International. 2012. Species factsheet: Tangara seledon. Downloaded from on 03/02/2012.

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Recommended Citation

Agpaoa, J. and K. J. Burns (2012). Green-headed Tanager (Tangara seledon), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.