French: Tangara orné German: Schmucktangare Spanish: Tangara adornada
“in India Orientali”; error = Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Coastal SE Brazil from SE Bahia S, extending inland to E Minas Gerais, to E Santa Catarina.
18 cm; one female 33 g. Fairly large tanager with bill thinner than in congeners. Male has loral area dusky, otherwise head, neck and upper breast shining cadet-blue,... read more
Song a series of up to c. 9 squeaky notes mixed with squeezed and slurred notes, much like that of... read more
Variety of wooded and semi-open habitats, including forest edge, shrubby clearings, gardens,... read more
Food and feeding
Fruit and arthropods. Reported as eating fruits of Livistona palms, figs (Ficus) and bananas. Occurs in pairs when... read more
Recorded in Oct and Nov. Nest cup-shaped, usually 1·5–9 m up in foliage of outer branch of tree or bush, sometimes among epiphytic... read more
Partially migratory, those in S portion of range moving N and those at higher elevations in... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally fairly common. Found in numerous protected areas in SE Brazil, including Serra da Bocaina, Itatiaia, Tijuca and Serra dos Órgãos National... read more
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