Gold-ringed Tanager

About the Gold-ringed Tanager

The Gold-ringed Tanager is a species of tanager endemic to Colombia. Gold-ringed Tanagers have dark-green bodies with black heads and yellow rings around the face.

Unfortunately, this beautiful species of bird is threatened due to habitat loss from extreme deforestation in their range.

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Details & Statistics

Added to Birdorable
Hatched on 05 December 2010
Scientific Name
Bangsia aureocincta
  • Passeriformes
  • Thraupidae
  • Bangsia
  • B. aureocincta
Conservation Status
Endangered (as of 28 September 2017)
EN
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List

Conservation

From IUCN Red List:
The Gold-ringed Tanager is listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List and was last assessed in 2012 by BirdLife International. This species has a very small range, and is currently known from just three locations (Collar et al. 1992). Continuing habitat loss and consequent range and population declines are projected for the main subpopulation, because of proposed road construction. In other areas, habitat loss is likely to be ongoing. As a result, it qualifies as Endangered.

International Names

Czech tangara zlatokruhá
Danish Gulstribet Bjergtangar
Dutch Goudring-tangare
Finnish kolumbianvuoritangara
French Tangara à boucles d'or
German Goldringtangare
Italian Tangara dal collare dorato
Japanese キオビフウキンチョウ (kiobifuukinchou)
Norwegian Gullringtanagar
Polish tanagra zlotolbista
Spanish Cachaquito de Anillos Dorado
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