Yellow-crested Tanager Tachyphonus rufiventer

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Thraupidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Jasmine Fukutomi, Casey H. Richart, and Kevin J. Burns


No information on breeding biology is reported for Yellow-crested Tanager. The nests of its allopatric sister species Flame-crested Tanager (Tachyphonus cristatus) is in small trees and small palms in the forest understory, on the banks of streams or ponds; the nest is a small cup, the clutch is two, and the egg are white or yellowish-pink eggs with red spots (Snethlage 1935).

Recommended Citation

Fukutomi, J., C. H. Richart, and K. J. Burns (2018). Yellow-crested Tanager (Tachyphonus rufiventer), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.