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

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

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.

Azure-rumped Tanager habitat
Habitat of Azure-rumped Tanager Poecilostreptus 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 in a cypress tree Azure-rumped Tanager in a Ficus tree 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 Poecilostreptus 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. (2020). Azure-rumped Tanager (Poecilostreptus cabanisi), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.azrtan1.01
  • 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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