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Red-headed Tanager

Piranga erythrocephala (Swainson, WJ 1827)

The red-headed tanager is a medium-sized American songbird in the family Cardinalidae, the cardinals or cardinal grosbeaks. It is endemic to Mexico. The red-headed tanager is around 15 cm (5.9 in) long, the male has predominantly yellow-olive plumage with a red head and throat, while the female has a yellowish forecrown. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Cardinalidae
Genus:
   Piranga
Scientific:
  Piranga erythrocephala


Original description

Citation:
  (Swainson, WJ 1827)

Reference:
   Philosophical Mag. n.s., 1 p.437

Protonym:
  Spermagra erythrocephala

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15530447


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  26AED27788610185

Avibase ID:
  avibase-26AED277

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/26AED277


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562207

Geographic range:

  • Piranga erythrocephala erythrocephala: Mountains of s Mexico (Jalisco and Guanajuato to Oaxaca)
  • Piranga erythrocephala candida: Sierra Madre Occidental of w Mexico (se Sonora to nw Jalisco)
English:
Red-headed Tanager
Catalan:
piranga crestada
Czech:
tangara mexická
Danish:
Rødhovedet Ildtangar
German:
Rotkopfkardinal
Spanish:
Piranga Cabecirroja
Spanish (Spain):
Piranga Cabecirroja
Finnish:
meksikontulitangara
French:
Piranga érythrocéphale
Croatian:
crvenoglava piranga
Italian:
Tanagra testarossa
Japanese (romaji):
zuakafuukinchou
Japanese:
ズアカフウキンチョウ
Lithuanian:
Raudongalvė piranga
Dutch:
Roodkoptangare
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Raudhovudpiranga
Norwegian:
Rødhodepiranga
Polish:
piranga czerwonogłowa
Portuguese:
sanhaço-de-cabeça-vermelha
Russian:
Краснолицая пиранга
Slovak:
piranga červenohlavá
Serbian:
Crvenoglava tangara
Swedish:
rödhuvad tangara
Ukrainian:
Піранга червоноголова
Chinese:
红头丽唐纳雀
Chinese (Traditional):
紅頭比藍雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Tangara érythrocéphale ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Tangara érythrocéphale ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Piranga erythrocephala [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Piranga erythrocephala [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Piranga erythrocephala [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Red-headed Tanager ( Piranga erythrocephala) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Piranga erythrocephala [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Piranga erythrocephala [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: piranga crestada
Czech: Tangara mexická
Danish: Rødhovedet Ildtangar
German: Rotkopfkardinal, Rotkopftangare, Rotkopf-Tangare
English: Red headed Tanager, Red-headed Tanager
English, HBW: Red-headed Tanager
English (IOC): Red-headed Tanager
English (United States): Red-headed Tanager
Spanish: Piranga cabecirroja, Piranga Cabeza Roja, Quitrique de Cabeza Roja, Tángara Cabecirroja, Tángara Cabeza Roja
Spanish (Spain): Piranga Cabecirroja
Spanish (HBW): Red-headed Tanager
Spanish (Mexico): Piranga cabecirroja, Piranga Cabeza Roja, Tángara Cabecirroja, tángara cabeza roja
Estonian: mehhiko leeklind, mehhiko leektangara
Finnish: Meksikontulitangara
French: Piranga érythrocéphale, Tangara à tête rouge, Tangara érythrocéphale
Croatian: crvenoglava piranga
Italian: Piranga testarossa, Tanagra testarossa
Japanese (romaji): zuakafuukinchou
Japanese: ズアカフウキンチョウ
Scientific: Piranga erythrocephala, Piranga erythrocephala erythrocephala, Spermagra erythrocephala
Lithuanian: Raudongalvė piranga
Dutch: Roodkoptanager, Roodkoptangare, Roodkop-tangare
Norwegian Nynorsk: Raudhovudpiranga
Norwegian: rødhodepiranga, Rødhodetanagar
Polish: piranga czerwonoglowa, piranga czerwonogłowa
Portuguese: sanhaço-de-cabeça-vermelha
Portuguese (Portugal): piranga-de-cabeça-vermelha
Russian: *Красноголовая пиранга, Красноголовая пиранга, Краснолицая пиранга
Slovak: piranga červenohlavá
Serbian: Crvenoglava tangara
Swedish: Rödhuvad tangara
Turkish: Kırmızı yüzlü piranga
Ukrainian: Піранга червоноголова
Chinese: 红头丽唐纳雀
Chinese (Traditional): 紅頭比藍雀

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