Tanagers (Thraupidae)

Gilt-edged Tanager (Tangara cyanoventris) - HBW 16, p. 216

French: Calliste à ventre bleu German: Blaubrusttangare Spanish: Tangara Ventriazul
Other common names: Gould’s Tanager (“T. gouldi”)

Taxonomy: Tanagra cyanoventris Vieillot, 1819, “Brésil” [Brazil].
Based on molecular-genetic studies this species forms a monophyletic clade with T. fastuosa, T. seledon, T. cyanocephala and T. desmaresti. Described form T. gouldi appears to be a hybrid between present species and T. desmaresti. Monotypic.

Distribution: E Brazil from C Bahia (one isolated record from extreme N Bahia), S Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo S to E São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.