Golden-sided Euphonia (Euphonia cayennensis) - HBW 16, p. 297
French: Organiste nègre
Spanish: Eufonia Negra
Taxonomy: Tanagra cayennensis J. F. Gmelin, 1789, Cayenne, French Guiana.
Recent molecular-genetic analysis indicates that genus belongs in family Fringillidae. May form a superspecies with E. rufiventris and E. pectoralis. Monotypic.
Distribution: SE Venezuela (E Bolívar), the Guianas, and NE Brazil from Manaus E (on both sides of R Amazon) to Pará and N Maranhão.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
An adult male, in the canopy at 35 m high. Feeding in these flowers.
Locality Manaus, Amazonas State, Brazil
Anselmo d Affonseca 1 year ago 4.2
Specimen standing on a branch
Locality Parrot Park (NOP), Veldhoven, North Brabant Province, Netherlands (Monotypic species)
Johannes Pfleiderer 19 May 2008 3 years ago 3.5