Order: Passeriformes | Family: Thraupidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. La Paz, Bolivia
Age: Adult | Sex: Males | Loc. San Martin, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Ucayali, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Status: The Yellow-crested Tanager is uncommon and largely restricted to the south side of the Amazon and lower Marañon Rivers where it is known to range up to 1200 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Br and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Tangara de Cresta Amarilla.
Sub-species: Yellow-crested Tanager(Islerothraupis rufiventer), (Spix), 1825.
Meaning of Name: Islerothraupis: Isler= in honor of Morton L. Isler and Phyllis R. Isler US ornithologists. Gr. Thraupis= unidentified small bird, perhaps a type of finch, mentioned by Aristotle. rufiventer: L. rufus= ruddy, rufous; venter, ventris= belly.
Formerly known as Tachyphonus rufiventer (2017).
- 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.