French: Tangara unifascié German: Flügelbindentangare Spanish: Tangara bandeada
Other common names:
M. H. C. Lichtenstein
São Paulo, Brazil
E & S Brazil (from C Maranhão and C Piauí S to Mato Grosso do Sul, São Paulo and Minas Gerais; also SE Amapá), NE Bolivia and NE Paraguay. Recent records from S Suriname (Sipaliwini).
16 cm; 26–32 g. Plumage pattern strikingly similar to that of several Lanius shrikes of N latitudes. Male has crown, nape and upperparts to uppertail-coverts... read more
Gives frequent weak high chipping notes when moving through vegetation. Infrequently heard day song... read more
Mainly dense cerrado where crowns of trees shade more than 50% of ground; somewhat less... read more
Food and feeding
Mostly insects and other arthropods; also variety of small fruits, including those of Annona, Miconia, Eugenia... read more
Breeding recorded in late Aug–early Dec in C Brazil (Goiás and Distrito Federal); first nests usually at the start of the... read more
Uncertain; reported as possibly migratory in SC Mato Grosso, but no recent mention of seasonal... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Uncommon to fairly common locally. Despite forming small flocks, is seldom very numerous. In Paraguay, recent... read more
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