Brazilian name: tiê-de-topete
The Black-goggled Tanager is distributed in southern Brazil and adjacent areas of Argentina and Paraguay with a disjunct population along the eastern slopes of the Andes in Peru and Bolivia.
|It is found in forest and secondary woodland usually low down and in pairs often with mixed flocks.
The male, seen in photo 1, has black round the eyes and on the forehead forming the goggles and a yellow crest which is often hidden. It is grey-olive above but this bird looks much darker on the upperparts than the illustration in Ridgely & Tudor. The wings are black and I
think that the white patches that can be seen on this bird are because it
is moulting. It has a white band across the base of the primaries which is
visible in flight but not normally on the closed wing. Below is buff.