Rufous-crested Tanager (Creurgops verticalis) - HBW 16, p. 162
French: Tangara à cimier roux
Spanish: Tangara Crestirrufa
Taxonomy: Creurgops verticalis P. L. Sclater, 1858, Rio Napo, eastern Ecuador.
Forms a superspecies with C. dentatus. Monotypic.
Distribution: W Venezuela (Táchira), and Andes from Colombia (patchily W & C Andes, including both slopes in Nariño, head of Magdalena Valley in Huila; spottily on entire E slope of E Andes) S on W slope to extreme NW Ecuador (Carchi), and throughout E slope of Ecuador S to C Peru (Junín and N Ayacucho).
- Least Concern Enlarge map