Order: Passeriformes | Family: Cardinalidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Manu Road, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Costa Rica
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. San Martin, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Panama
Status: The White-winged Tanager is uncommon in the canopy of montane forests of the east slope of the Andes at elevations ranging between 900-1800 m. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Piranga de Ala Blanca.
Sub-species: White-winged Tanager (Piranga leucoptera ardens), (Tschudi), 1844.
Meaning of Name: Piranga: Güaraní name Pirangá red (bird), for a small bird, a finch or a
tanager. leucoptera: Gr. Leukos= white and pteros= winged.
- 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.