Order: Passeriformes | Family: Thraupidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Pasco, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Females | Loc. Arequipa| Cajamarca
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Cajamarca
Age: Adults | Sex: Female & Male | Loc. Santa Eulalia, Lima
Status: The Blue-and-Yellow Tanager is generally uncommon and widespread on the west slope of the Andes, inter-Andean valleys, and in portions of coastal lowlands. It also occurs on the humid east slope of the Andes in Southeast Peru. It generally ranges at elevations between 1500-4000 m. The Blue-and-Yellow Tanager also occurs in Co, Br, Bo, and Ch.
Name in Spanish: Tangara Azul y Amarilla.
Sub-species: Blue-and-yellow Tanager (Rauenia bonariensis darwinii), (Bonaparte), 1838.
Meaning of Name: Rauenia: After ornithologist Rauenia Wolters. bonariensis: Mod. L. Bonaria= Buenos Aires, Argentina, Spanish buen ayre= fair wind.
- 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.