Order: Passeriformes | Family: Cardinalidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Northwest Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Cajamarca, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Cajamarca, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Moyobamba, Peru
Status: The Hepatic Tanager is fairly common and widespread in the northern half of Peru where it occurs on the east and west slopes of the Andes. Further south it only occurs on the east slope of the Andes. The Hepatic Tanager generally ranges at elevations between 250-2700 m. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Piranga Bermeja.
Sub-species: Hepatic Tanager (Piranga flava lutea), (Lesson), 1834.
Meaning of Name: Piranga: Güaraní name Pirangá red (bird), for a small bird, a finch or a tanager. flava: L. flavus golden-yellow, gold-coloured, yellow.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2016.