Velvet-fronted Grackle

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Velvet-fronted Grackle

Velvet-fronted Grackle

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Lampropsar tanagrinus Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Icteridae Family
♂ 22cm 19cm Length
Tropical rainforest swamp-forest wet seasonally flooded grassland. Range:- Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru & Venezuela. See`Map Habitat
 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods and fruit. Food  
9681 - TSN: 560669 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status
Velvet-fronted Grackle Sjoerd Mayer Estancia Las Madres, Santa Cruz Bolivia Song XC2346  
AKA:- Czech: Vlhovec sametový
Danish: Fløjlspandet Sortstær
German: Samtstirnstärling, Samtstirn-Stärling
English: Black-shouldered Tanager, Velvet fronted Grackle, Velvet-fronted Grackle
Spanish: Chango Terciopelo, Clarinero frentiafelpado, Tordo Amazónico, Turpial de Frente Terciopelo
Spanish (Colombia): Tordo Amazónico
Spanish (Ecuador): Clarinero frentiafelpado
Spanish (Venezuela): Tordo Frente Aterciopelada
Finnish: Samettiturpiaali
French: Carouge velouté, Cassique à front velouté, Quiscale velouté
Italian: Gracchio frontevellutata, Gracula vellutata
Japanese: biroadomukudorimodoki, biro-domukudorimodoki
Japanese: ビロアドムクドリモドキ, ビロードムクドリモドキ
Latin: Lampropsar tanagrinus, Lampropsar tanagrinus tanagrinus, Tachyphonus valeryi
Dutch: Pluchekoptroepiaal, Pluchekop-troepiaal
Norwegian: Fløyelstrupial
Polish: starzykowiec tanagrowaty
Portuguese: iraúna, iraúna-velada, Irauna-veludo
Portuguese (Brazil): iraúna, Iraúna-velada
Russian: Танагровый трупиал
Slovak: vlhovec lužný
Swedish: Sammetstrupial
Chinese: 绒额拟鹩哥


Lampropsar tanagrinus
Lampropsar tanagrinus boliviensis
Lampropsar tanagrinus guianensis
Lampropsar tanagrinus macropterus
Lampropsar tanagrinus tanagrinus
Lampropsar tanagrinus violaceus

  • Lampropsar tanagrinus tanagrinus: SE Colombia to e Ecuador, n Peru and w Amazonian Brazil
  • Lampropsar tanagrinus violaceus: W Brazil (nw Mato Grosso)
  • Lampropsar tanagrinus boliviensis: N Bolivia (along upper Río Beni)
  • Lampropsar tanagrinus guianensis: Tropical n Venezuela to nw Guyana and n Brazil (Roraima)
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