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Grey crowned tanager

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Kingdom  Animalia
Genus  Phaenicophilus
Higher classification  Phaenicophilus
Order  Passerine
Family  Incertae sedis
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
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Scientific name  Phaenicophilus poliocephalus
Similar  Eastern chat‑tanager, Black‑crowned tanager, Western chat‑tanager, Hispaniolan spindalis, Calyptophilus

The grey-crowned tanager or grey-crowned palm-tanager (Phaenicophilus poliocephalus) is a species of bird formerly placed in the family Thraupidae. It is found almost completely within Haiti, but a small population exists in the Dominican Republic.

Its natural habitats are lowland and montane moist forests, mangrove forests, rural gardens, and heavily degraded former forest. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References

Grey-crowned tanager Wikipedia


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