French: Tangara couronné German: Kronentangare Spanish: Tangara coronada
SE Brazil (N Mato Grosso do Sul E to extreme SE Bahia, S to C Rio Grande do Sul), E Paraguay and NE Argentina (Misiones and N Corrientes).
16 cm; 26–33 g. Male is mainly glossy blue-black, with narrow (usually concealed) red patch in centre of rear crown; underwing-coverts white (usually conspicuous in flight),... read more
Song varies individually, typically rich melodious phrases, e.g. “whit-it chéw, chew-chew”, a... read more
Found mostly in semi-open, lightly wooded or shrubby areas, including open woodland, shrubby forest... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods, also wide variety of fruit, and seeds. Among fruits recorded in diet are melastomes (including Leandra), Cecropia... read more
In Brazil, breeding reported in Oct–Jan in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. Cup-nest of grass, lined with rootlets, placed less than 2 m up in... read more
May be partially migratory in Rio de Janeiro, in SE Brazil.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally common throughout range. Occurs in numerous protected areas in both Argentina and S Brazil, and adapts well to a variety of edge, second-... read more
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