- Cosmopsarus regius
- Starlings & Waxwings
The Golden Tanager is a very pretty and brightly colored species tanager with a widespread distribution across South America. Their preferred habitat includes highland forests.
Golden Tanagers, like many other birds in this family, have an amazing plumage. The body feathers overall are golden-yellow with black to the back, wings, tail and ear-coverts. Some subspecies have reddish or brick-colored feathers across the breast.
The conservation status for the Golden Tanager is Least Concern as of July 2014.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 11 March 2010|
|Scientific Name||Tangara arthus|
|Birdorable Family||Tanagers, Buntings & Cardinals|
(as of 27 March 2017)
.66 to .97 ounces