Blue-winged Mountain Tanager

The Blue-winged Mountain-tanager is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family.

The Blue-winged Mountain Tanager is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Tanager, Blue-winged Mountain Tanager, and a number of nice hummingbirds that come to their sugar feeders. Mar More

olive-colored, whereas the blue-winged mountain tanager is black. But in the field this difference is difficult to see. "They're similar-looking - even to an experienced birder," says Robert Bleiweiss, associate professor of zoology at UW-Madison. "I hate to admit this, especially as I'm a very experienced birder, but even I had trouble with them." When he examined the birds under UV light, though, he found that the difference between the two species is clear. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Thraupidae
Genus : Anisognathus
Species : somptuosus
Authority : (Lesson, 1831)