Seeing Azure-rumped Tanager Tangara cabanisi in Guatemala with CAYAYA BIRDING

Azure-rumped Tanager or Cabanis's Tanager (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 or Cabanis's Tanager
Azure-rumped Tanager Tangara cabanisi in Guatemala.

Azure-rumped Tanager has been reported from 16 sites in Guatemala. CAYAYA BIRDING staffers were leading a recent study by the PROEVAL RAXMU Bird Monitoring Program 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.

Azure-rumped Tanager habitat
Habitat of Azure-rumped Tanager Tangara cabanisi on the Pacific slope of Guatemala.

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Photographs of Azure-rumped Tanager seen during CAYAYA BIRDING tours in Guatemala

Azure-rumped Tanager foraging Azure-rumped Tanager with Diptera Azure-rumped Tanager with nest material Azure-rumped Tanager in Guatemala Azure-rumped Tanager on Cecropia Azure-rumped Tanager seen on Cayaya Birding tour Azure-rumped Tanager in Guatemala Azure-rumped Tanager in Guatemala

Videos of Azure-rumped Tanager seen during CAYAYA BIRDING tours in Guatemala

Azure-rumped Tanager Tangara cabanisi feeding on fruit of Cecropia obtusifolia, seen in the highlands of Guatemala

Azure-rumped Tanager in Neotropical Birding
Article in the journal Neotropical Birding:
Eisermann, K. (2011) Azure-rumped Tanager Tangara cabanisi: from ornithological enigma to conservation flagship. Neotropical Birding 9: 44-50.

Contributions by Knut Eisermann and Claudia Avendaño of CAYAYA BIRDING to the knowledge about Azure-rumped Tanager

  • Eisermann, K. & C. Avendaño (2018) An update on the inventory, distribution and residency status of bird species in Guatemala. Bulletin British Ornithologists' Club 138: 148-229.
  • Eisermann, K., S. Arbeiter, G. López, C. Avendaño, J. de León Lux, A. Burge, A. de León Lux & E. Buchán (2011) Nesting ecology of the Endangered Azure-rumped Tanager (Tangara cabanisi) in Guatemala. Ornitología Neotropical 22: 39-57.
  • Eisermann, K., S. Arbeiter, G. López, C. Avendaño & J. d. León Lux (2011) Distribution, habitat use, and implications for the conservation of the globally threatened Azure-rumped Tanager Tangara cabanisi in Guatemala. Bird Conservation International 21: 423-437.
  • Eisermann, K., G. López, J. Berry, J. de León Lux & A. Burge (2011) Vocalisations and juvenile plumage of the Azure-rumped Tanager. Cotinga 33: 23-26.
  • Eisermann, K. (2011) Azure-rumped Tanager Tangara cabanisi: from ornithological enigma to conservation flagship. Neotropical Birding 9: 44-50.
  • Eisermann, K. (2011) Azure-rumped Tanager (Tangara cabanisi), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca; NY. Online: http://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/portal/species/overview?p_p_spp=607116
  • Eisermann, K. & C. Avendaño (2007) Lista comentada de las aves de Guatemala - Annotated checklist of the birds of Guatemala. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Eisermann, K. & C. Avendaño (2006) Diversidad de aves en Guatemala, con una lista bibliográfica. Pp. 525-623 In: E. Cano (ed.) Biodiversidad de Guatemala, Vol. 1. Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, Guatemala.
  • More about our bird research in Guatemala.

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