Azure-rumped Tanager or Cabanis's Tanager (Poecilostreptus cabanisi, formerly Tangara cabanisi) is restricted to the Pacific slope highlands of Guatemala and Chiapas, Mexico. The species lives in humid broadleaf forests at elevations of 900 - 1900 m.
Azure-rumped Tanager has been reported from 16 sites in Guatemala. CAYAYA BIRDING staffers were leading a recent study on the distribution, habitat use, nesting ecology, vocalizations, and juvenile plumage of Azure-rumped Tanager in Guatemala. Many birders have seen this tanager on CAYAYA BIRDING tours.
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Photographs of Azure-rumped Tanager seen during CAYAYA BIRDING tours in Guatemala
Videos of Azure-rumped Tanager seen during CAYAYA BIRDING tours in Guatemala
Azure-rumped Tanager Poecilostreptus cabanisi feeding on fruit of Cecropia obtusifolia, seen in the highlands of Guatemala