French: Tangara cannelle German: Zimttangare Spanish: Tangara canela
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
C, E & SE Brazil (Pará, C Maranhão, C Piauí, C Ceará, N Goiás and S Bahia S to S Mato Grosso, C Goiás and E Paraná; also Rio Grande do Norte S to E Pernambuco and Alagoas), E Paraguay and NE Argentina (N Misiones).
16–18 cm; 24–39 g. Nominate race has forehead, lores, ocular area and chin black, forming small but prominent mask, this surrounded by cinnamon-buff which extends... read more
Song a leisurely and exceptionally sweet, musical series of phrases, typically at least some... read more
Scrub and bushes in cerrado and caatinga, low open woods and park-like areas,... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds heavily on fruit, including Morus, herbaceous pokeweed (Phytolacca), also some insects. Of four stomachs examined,... read more
One record of breeding in Dec in S Brazil (Minas Gerais). Clutch 2 eggs, yellowish-white, densely spotted with dark brown. No other... read more
Few data. Possibly migrates seasonally away from parts of C Brazil. In winter months when not... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Uncommon to locally fairly common. Race sicki known only from type locality, Xavantina, in E Mato Grosso. Extensive human... read more
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