French: Tangara brun German: Fuchstangare Spanish: Tangara parda
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
SE Brazil from S Bahia S to E Paraná and E Santa Catarina.
17–18 cm; 31·5 g. Plumage closely resembles that of a Philydor foliage-gleaner, but bill thicker, slightly swollen and blackish. Has forecrown, broad eyebrow and... read more
Dawn song an extremely high-pitched “sis-sis-sis-sis’sis’sssssssssssssst”, the last extended phrase... read more
Mainly humid pre-montane and montane forest; also upper levels of thinned or open woodland, second... read more
Food and feeding
Insects; reported also as taking fruit. Forages in pairs and small groups high in canopy. Hops or clambers along shady branches and in... read more
Season at least Oct in Rio de Janeiro. In possible instance of courtship display, male and female faced each other, motionless and upright... read more
Not well documented. Birds from at least Espírito Santo and Rio de Janeiro reported as migrating N... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Uncommon to fairly common. Inhabits montane forests in Atlantic coast region, and these have suffered less from... read more
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