French: Calliste dos-bleu German: Buntkappentangare Spanish: Tangara de Granada
Other common names:
Lesser Antillean Tanager (when treated as conspecific with T. versicolor)
no locality = Grenada
Grenada, in S Lesser Antilles.
14–15 cm; 25·7–30·3 g (versicolor). Male nominate race has crown dark maroon-chestnut, barely contradting with blackish mask from lores to... read more
Call a simple “chirp”; song a series of clear whistles ending in a twitter, “weet... read more
Dry and moist forest, wooded borders, second growth, parks and gardens, and montane thickets... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits and arthropods. Variety of fruit taken, including figs (Ficus) and mangos (Mangifera), and apparently particularly... read more
Season Apr–Jul. Reported as stealing material from nests of other birds; open cup-shaped nest built c. 1·8–6 m up in... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Lesser Antilles EBA. Uncommon on both islands on which it occurs. Has extremely small global range, but believed... read more
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