Crimson-collared Tanager Ramphocelus sanguinolentus

Ragupathy Kannan, Anant Deshwal, Pooja Panwar, Steven Hilty, and Eduardo de Juana
Version: 2.0 — Published May 7, 2020


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The Crimson-collared Tanager has a wide range over the Atlantic slope of Middle America, from southeastern Mexico south to central Panama, and locally occurs also on the Pacific slope in Costa Rica and in Veraguas, Panama.

In Mexico, it is found mainly in the Gulf Lowlands, of southern Veracruz, northern Oaxaca, northern Chiapas, Tabasco, and southern Quintana Roo (32). In Belize, it is found north to southeastern Orange-Walk District and south-central Belize District; it has also been reported from Ambergris Caye (33). In Guatemala it occurs in the Caribbean lowlands, ranging up into the Caribbean subtropics and out in to Petén (15). The distribution in Costa Rica is primarily in the Caribbean lowlands, but locally in northwestern Costa Rica it crosses through low passes to reach the Pacific slope (9). The distribution in Panama is in the Caribbean lowlands from western Bocas del Toro to western Panama Province, and on the Pacific slope in foothills in Veraguas (4, 1).

Historical Changes to the Distribution

None reported.

Distribution of the Crimson-collared Tanager
  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Distribution of the Crimson-collared Tanager

Recommended Citation

Kannan, R., A. Deshwal, P. Panwar, S. Hilty, and E. de Juana (2020). Crimson-collared Tanager (Ramphocelus sanguinolentus), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (T. S. Schulenberg, S. M. Billerman, and B. K. Keeney, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.crctan1.02