- Eastern Chat-tanager
Eastern Chat-tanager Conservation status Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Passeriformes Family: Thraupidae Genus: Calyptophilus Species: C. frugivorus Binomial name Calyptophilus frugivorus
The Eastern Chat-tanager (Calyptophilus frugivorus) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family.
It is found on the island of Hispaniola where it is now restricted to central and southern parts of the Dominican Republic. It formerly also occurred on the Samaná Peninsula as well as on Gonâve Island in Haiti. In the south-west of Hispaniola it is replaced by the Western Chat-tanager (C. tertius) which was formerly classified as a subspecies of the Eastern Chat-tanager.
- BirdLife International 2004. Calyptophilus frugivorus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007.
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