Blue-backed Tanager (Cyanicterus cyanicterus) - HBW 16, p. 196
French: Tangara cyanictère
Spanish: Tangara Dorsiazul
Taxonomy: Pyranga cyanicterus Vieillot, 1819, probably Cayenne, French Guiana.
Distribution: E Venezuela (R Yuruán; sight records also at San Isidro and foothills of Sierra de Lema) E across C Guyana and Suriname to French Guiana; also several tiny and presumably isolated populations in C Amazonian Brazil (one N of Manaus, the other S of R Amazon).
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A male moving in the canopy, while a congener calls/sings out of view. Locality Brownsberg National Park, Suriname (Monotypic species)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 27 May 2011 1 year ago 10 sec 2.3
A short view of male high up in the canopy, repeated in slow motion. Locality Brownsberg National Park, Suriname (Monotypic species)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 27 May 2011 1 year ago 9 sec 2
An subadult or female, in the canopy at 35 m high.
Locality Manaus, Amazonas State, Brazil
Anselmo d Affonseca 1 year ago 4.6
Singing on a branch, after playback by Mario Cohn-Haft.
Locality Manaus, Amazonas State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Ingrid Macedo 7 September 2010 2 years ago 3.8