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Noun1.Thraupidae - tanagersThraupidae - tanagers        
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Oscines, Passeres, suborder Oscines, suborder Passeres - two names for the suborder of typical songbirds
tanager - any of numerous New World woodland birds having brightly colored males
genus Piranga, Piranga - a genus of Thraupidae
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Ademas, Carpish exhibe una alta diversidad de aves, entre las familias mas importantes se registran Trochilidae (picaflores o colibris), Ramphastidae (tucanes, tucanetas), Thraupidae (tangaras), Psittacidae (loros y pericos), Cotingidae (cotingas) y especies endemicas como el tiranido Uromyias agraphia Chapman 1919 y, el picaflor cobrizo Metallura theresiae Simon 1902 (Young & Leon 1999, Parker & O'Neill 1976).
For an up-to-date definition of tanager, we turned to the online Unabridged Merriam-Webster which defines it thus: "any of numerous American passerine birds (family Thraupidae) having brightly colored males, being mainly unmusical, and chiefly inhabiting woodlands."
Four hundred and three fecal samples were collected from birds of the order Passeriformes of the families Cardinalidae (n=3), Corvidae (n=1), Cotingidae (n=3), Estrildidae (n=1), Icteridae (n=19), Pipridae (n=1), Thraupidae (n=352), and Turdidae (n=23).
En la mayoria de taxones existen especies que presentan movimientos migratorios, sin embargo dentro del conjunto mas diverso de aves migratorias boreales que llegan a Colombia estan las familias Charadriidae, Parulidae, Tyrannidae, Hirundinidae, Thraupidae, Turdidae y Vireonidae (FIERRO, 2009).
flavopectus Cabanis, 1847 (Passeriformes: Thraupidae) (common name in Mexico: Chinchinero comun); B.
2014: Phylogenetics and diversification of tanagers (Passeriformes: Thraupidae), the largest radiation of Neotropical songbirds.