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Lowland Hepatic-Tanager

Piranga flava (Vieillot, 1822)

The Hepatic Tanager (Piranga flava), is a medium-sized American songbird. Formerly placed in the tanager family (Thraupidae), it and other members of its genus are now classified in the cardinal family (Cardinalidae). The species's plumage and vocalizations are similar to other members of the cardinal family. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Cardinalidae
Genus:
  Piranga

Scientific:
  Piranga flava

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1822)

Reference:
  Tabl.Encyc.Meth.Orn. 2 livr.91 p.791

Protonym:
  Saltator Flavus

Avibase ID:
  A0C4893501786AE3

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A0C48935

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 179884

Geographic range:

  • Piranga flava flava: S Bolivia (Cochabamba) to Uruguay and n Argentina
  • Piranga flava macconnelli: S Guyana and adjacent extreme n Brazil
  • Piranga flava saira: E Brazil (Amazon to Mato Grosso and Rio Grande do Sul)
  • Piranga flava rosacea: E Bolivia (Santa Cruz to Chiquitos)
  • Piranga flava faceta: Mountains of n Colombia and n Venezuela; Trinidad
  • Piranga flava toddi: W slope of Eastern Andes of Colombia (Magdalena)
  • Piranga flava desidiosa: Upper tropical and subtropical sw Colombia
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English:
Lowland Hepatic-Tanager
Czech:
tangara rumělková
German:
Südzinnobertangare
Danish:
Ildtangar
Spanish:
Piranga Bermeja
Finnish:
purppuratangara
French:
Piranga orangé
Italian:
Piranga epatica
Japanese:
rengafuukinchou
Japanese:
レンガフウキンチョウ
Dutch:
Laaglandlevertangare
Norwegian:
Blodtanagar
Polish:
piranga cynobrowa
Portuguese:
Sanhaco-de-fogo
Portuguese (Brazil):
sanhaço-de-fogo
Russian:
Красная пиранга
Slovak:
piranga rumelková
Swedish:
Låglandstangara
Chinese:
暗红丽唐纳雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Lowland Hepatic-Tanager ( Piranga flava) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Lowland Hepatic-Tanager ( Piranga flava) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Lowland Hepatic-Tanager ( Piranga flava) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Lowland Hepatic-Tanager ( Piranga flava) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Lowland Hepatic-Tanager ( Piranga flava) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Lowland Hepatic-Tanager ( Piranga flava) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Lowland Hepatic-Tanager ( Piranga flava) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Lowland Hepatic-Tanager ( Piranga flava) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Piranga [flava, hepatica, lutea or haemalea] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: piranga carbassa
Czech: tangara rumělková
Danish: Ildtangar
German: Südzinnobertangare, Zinnobertangare
English: Hepatic Tanager, Hepatic Tanager (Lowland), Lowland Hepatic-Tanager, Red Tanager
English (IOC): Red Tanager
Spanish: Frutero Rojo, Fueguero, Piranga Bermeja, Piranga Encinera (grupo flava), tángara encinera, Tángara Rojiza
Spanish (Argentine): Fueguero común
Spanish (Bolivia): Fueguero común
Spanish (Colombia): Piranga Bermeja
Spanish (Costa Rica): Tangara bermeja
Spanish (Ecuador): Piranga Bermeja [Grupo flava]
Spanish (Spain): Piranga hepática (grupo flava)
Spanish (HBW): Hepatic Tanager (Lowland)
Spanish (Honduras): Tanagra hepática
Spanish (Mexico): Piranga Encinera (grupo flava), Tángara Encinera
Spanish (Nicaragua): Tángara Rojiza
Spanish (Panama): Tangara Bermeja, Tangara Bermeja (grupo flava)
Spanish (Peru): Piranga Bermeja
Spanish (Paraguay): Fueguero
Spanish (Uruguay): Frutero Rojo, Fueguero
Spanish (Venezuela): Cardenal Fueguero
Estonian: maksa-leeklind
Finnish: purppuratangara
French: Piranga orangé, Piranga orangé (nominal), Piranga orangé [flava], Tangara orangé
Guarani: Tie pirangâ
Icelandic: Lifrartáni [flava hópur]
Italian: Piranga epatica
Japanese: rengafuukinchou, rengafuukinchou (flava guru-pu)
Japanese: レンガフウキンチョウ, レンガフウキンチョウ (flava グループ)
Scientific: Piranga flava, Piranga flava [flava Group], Piranga flava flava, Saltator Flavus
Dutch: Laaglandlevertangare, Levertangare, Levertangare (flava groep)
Norwegian: blodpiranga (flava gr.), Blodtanagar
Polish: piranga cynobrowa
Portuguese: Sanhaco-de-fogo, sanhaçu-de-fogo
Portuguese (Brazil): sanhaco-de-fogo, sanhaço-de-fogo, Sanhaçu-de-fogo
Portuguese (Portugal): Sanhaço-de-fogo
Russian: Красная пиранга
Slovak: piranga rumelková
Serbian: Žućkasta tangara, Žućkasta tangara [flava grupa]
Swedish: Låglandstangara, röd tangara, Tegelröd tangara
Chinese: 暗红丽唐纳雀

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