Fulvous Shrike-tanager (Lanio fulvus) - HBW 16, p. 182
French: Tangara mordoré
Spanish: Tangara Fulva
Taxonomy: Tangara fulva Boddaert, 1783, Cayenne, French Guiana.
Genetically most closely related to the two Middle American species L. aurantius and L. leucothorax; replaced S of R Amazon by L. versicolor. Original spelling has often been cited as “sulva”, but this stems from typographical error in a later copy; original spelling is “fulva”. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- peruvianus Carriker, 1934 - E base of Andes in W Venezuela (Táchira) S to S & SE Colombia, E Ecuador and NE Peru (S to N bank of R Marañón and R Amazon in San Martín and Loreto).
- fulvus (Boddaert, 1783) - SE Venezuela (S of R Orinoco), the Guianas, and N Brazil (N of R Amazon, E to Amapá).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A female in a tree just before dusk. Locality Moyobamba, San Martín Department, Peru (ssp peruvianus)
Yoel Jimenez 2 December 2012 40 weeks ago 13 sec 3
A female calling, while the male responds out of view, while attending a flock. Locality Brownsberg National Park, Suriname (ssp fulvus)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 23 July 2011 2 years ago 48 sec 3
Dorsal and frontal views of a female, in the middle of a flock. Locality Brownsberg National Park, Suriname (ssp fulvus)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 23 July 2011 2 years ago 13 sec 3
A male perched in the canopy, eventually flying away. Locality Brownsberg National Park, Suriname (ssp fulvus)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 27 May 2011 2 years ago 22 sec 3