French: Tangara à tête marron German: Kastanienkopftangare Spanish: Tangara pioró
Burns et al.
Rio de Janeiro(?), Brazil
NE Argentina (Misiones) and SE Paraguay E to SE Brazil (Espírito Santo S to C Rio Grande do Sul); also recorded in NE Goiás#R and SW Minas Gerais#R where status unknown.
14 cm; mean 15·6 g. Small, rather slight and slender tanager with strong bill and contrasting head. Male has head and throat dark chestnut, with black forehead, ocular area... read more
Often noted first by voice. Song, usually from concealment in bamboo, of 3 high sibilant notes... read more
Dense undergrowth in forest, bamboo thickets, second growth and shrubbery along forest borders.... read more
Food and feeding
One stomach contained only insects. Seen mainly in pairs or families, and generally independent of mixed-species flocks. Forages mostly... read more
Eggs white with a few dark spots, mostly at larger end. No other information.
Some movement inland during austral winter believed to occur.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to fairly common. Occurs in several national parks, including Ybycuí National Park (Paraguay), Iguazú National Park (Argentina) and Iguaçu,... read more
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