Genus Conothraupis


Cone-billed Tanager - It was described on the basis of a single male specimen collected in Mato Grosso, Brazil, in 1938. No other individuals were collected or seen and some feared the bird had become extinct, while others speculated that it possibly only was an aberrant Black-and-white Tanager . In 2003, it was rediscovered by D. Buzzetti in gallery woodland and Cerrado in the Emas National Park, only to be independently rediscovered at the same locality in 2004 by B. A. Carlos.


Black-and-white Tanager - It has a total length of 16 cm. and weighs 23–28 g .

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Thraupidae
Genus : Conothraupis