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. Adult male has crown dark maroon-chestnut, barely contrasting with blackish mask from lores to behind eye, tinged blue-green on rear ear-coverts; hindneck to... read more
Call a simple “chirp”; song a series of clear whistles ending in a twitter, “weet-weet-weet-... read more
Dry and moist forest, wooded borders, second growth, parks and gardens, montane thickets and arid... 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 fork of bush or tree,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: present in Lesser Antilles EBA. Uncommon to fairly common. Extremely small global range, but believed not... read more
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