Yellow-winged Tanager (Thraupis abbas) - HBW 16, p. 193
French: Tangara à miroir jaune
Spanish: Tangara Aliamarilla
Other common names: Abbot’s Tanager
Taxonomy: Tanagra Abbas W. Deppe, 1830, Jalapa, Veracruz, Mexico.
Recent molecular-genetic data do not support the monophyly of genus as currently constituted, with six of eight species sampled embedded with Tangara, a finding that makes genus Tangara paraphyletic; further research required. Monotypic.
Distribution: E & SE Mexico (from c. 15 km NW of Gómez Farías, in S Tamaulipas, and SE San Luis Potosí, and from Oaxaca) S on Caribbean slope to NC Nicaragua and on Pacific slope to S Honduras (possibly also NW Nicaragua); a published sight record from N Costa Rica.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 11 videos
A bird moving in a tree. Locality Lacanjá-Chansayab, Chiapas State, Mexico (Southern) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 13 April 2009 4 years ago 32 sec 4.2
A close-up of a bird on a perch, changing its position. Locality ZooMAT, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas State, Mexico (Southern) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 27 March 2009 4 years ago 40 sec 3.9
A bird and then two, eating fruits in a tree. Locality Finca Prusia trail, El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve, Chiapas State, Mexico (Southern) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 29 March 2009 5 years ago 40 sec 3.7
A bird foraging in a tree. Locality Coba, Quintana Roo State, Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico (Southern) (Monotypic species)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 24 July 2005 6 years ago 32 sec 3.7
3 views at a feeder Locality Los Tarrales Private Reserve, Suchitepéquez Department, Guatemala
Juan Sanabria 1 November 2012 19 weeks ago 38 sec 3.7
A bird at a feeder eating banana, together with a Palm Tanager (T. palmarum). Locality Los Chiles, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica (Monotypic species)
Richard Garrigues 12 May 2010 3 years ago 49 sec 3.4
PhotosSee all 8 photos
Locality Los Chiles, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica (Monotypic species)
Luis Vargas 7 July 2013 1 year ago 4.4
Close up of adult on a branch
Locality Tapijulápa, Tabasco State, Mexico (Southern)
rchavezdm 8 May 2013 1 year ago 4
A perched bird.
Locality Lamanai, Orange Walk District, Belize (Monotypic species)
Ken Havard 22 November 2005 4 years ago 3.8
Two birds on a feeder.
salvador monge 22 December 2010 3 years ago 3.2
Perching and looking for eat...
Locality La Cruz de Río Grande, Atlántico Sur Autonomous Region, Nicaragua
Orlando Jarquín G. 24 August 2011 2 years ago 3
A bird on a perch.
Locality ZooMAT, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas State, Mexico (Southern) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 27 March 2009 4 years ago 3
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