Blue-crowned Chlorophonia

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

The Blue-crowned Chlorophonia (Chlorophonia occipitalis) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. It is found in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montanes. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Chlorophonia occipitalis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007. Stub icon This article about a tanager is a stub. More

* Blue-crowned Chlorophonia, Chlorophonia occipitalis * Golden-browed Chlorophonia, Chlorophonia callophrys Stub icon This Fringillidae-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.v • d • e Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia. More

Blue-crowned Chlorophonia Chlorophonia occipitalis 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Least Concern Justification This species has a very large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence 30% decline over ten years or three generations). More

Blue-crowned ChlorophoniaIt typically remains in the canopy and can be difficult to see due to its size and green coloration. I have found it to be a fairly common bird at a number of locales including Copan (Malcote Nature Reserve and Miramundo, Cerro Azul Meambar N.P. and Guisayote Biol. Reserve. The previous photo was taken at Cerro Azul where there was a male and female feeding on some type of strangler fig just above our heads near the visitor center. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Thraupidae
Genus : Chlorophonia
Species : occipitalis
Authority : (Du Bus De Gisignies, 1847)