Order: Passeriformes | Family: Thraupidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Ancash
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Huanuco
Age: Adults | Sex: Male | ?? | Loc. Huanuco | Manu Road
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Manu Road, Cuzco
Status: The Fawn-breasted Tanager is uncommon to rare in semi-open habitats, scrub, and forest edges on the east and west (South to Lima) slopes of the Andes at elevations ranging between 1000-3000 m. The sightings recorded in Amazonia may belong to Austral migrants. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Tangara de Pecho Anteado.
Sub-species: Fawn-breasted Tanager (Rauenia melanonota venezuelensis), (P. L. Sclater), 1857.
Meaning of Name: Rauenia: After ornithologist Rauenia Wolters. melanonota: Gr. melas, melanos= black and notos, noton= back, backed.
- 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.