Order: Passeriformes | Family: Thraupidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Males | Loc. Amazonas, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Amazonas, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Females | Loc. Southeast Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Amazonas, Peru
Status: The Silvery Tanager is common in montane forests of the east and west (Piura and Cajamarca) slopes of the Andes at elevations ranging between 900-2900 m. It also occurs in Ec and Bo.
Name in Spanish:Tangara Plateado.
Sub-species: Silvery Tanager (Stilpnia viridicollis fulvigula), (Berlepsch and Stolzmann), 1906. Andes in S Ecuador (W slope in El Oro and W Loja, also old record from Azuay; E slope in extreme S Zamora-Chinchipe) and N Peru (adjacent E slope in S to Lambayeque and Cajamarca, and on both slopes of dry W Andes).
(Stilpnia viridicollis viridicollis), (Taczanowski), 1884. E slope of Andes of Peru S of R Marañón (Amazonas S, discontinuously, to Puno) and W Bolivia (near Tokoaque, in La Paz).
Meaning of Name: Stilpnia: Gr. Stilpnos= glistening, glittering. viridicollis: L. viridis, virere= green, to be green and collis, collum= throated, necked.
Formerly known a Tangara viridicollis (2018).
- 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.