Tanagers (Thraupidae)

Fulvous-headed Tanager (Thlypopsis fulviceps) - HBW 16, p. 171

French: Tangara à tête fauve German: Rostkopftangare Spanish: Tangara Cabecifulva

Taxonomy: Th. [lypopsis] fulviceps Cabanis, 1851, Caracas, Venezuela.
Four subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • obscuriceps Phelps, Sr & Phelps, Jr, 1953 - Sierra de Perijá, on Colombia–Venezuela border.
  • fulviceps Cabanis, 1851 - mountains of N Venezuela (Carabobo E to Miranda; NE Anzoátegui, W Sucre and N Monagas).
  • meridensis Phelps, Sr & Phelps, Jr, 1962 - Andes of Mérida and N Táchira, in W Venezuela.
  • intensa Todd, 1917 - E slope of E Andes in N Colombia (Norte de Santander).

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