Olive-backed tanager

The olive-backed tanager (Mitrospingus oleagineus) is a species of bird formerly in the family Thraupidae. It is found in Venezuela, Guyana and adjacent northern Brazil. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Olive-backed tanager
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Mitrospingidae
Genus: Mitrospingus
M. oleagineus
Binomial name
Mitrospingus oleagineus
(Salvin, 1886)


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Mitrospingus oleagineus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)