French: Tangara hirundinacé German: Weißbürzeltangare Spanish: Tangara culiblanca
São Paulo, Brazil.
Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution
C. h. pallidigula
Hellmayr, 1907 – NE Bolivia (W to W Beni) and C & E Brazil (from Humaitá, on R Madeira, E to SE Pará, N Maranhão, N Ceará and W Paraíba, and S to N Mato Grosso, N Goiás and W Bahia); isolated populations in S Suriname and extreme NC & NE Brazil (SC Amapá, NE Pará, NE Rio Grande do Norte#R).
C. h. hirundinacea
(Lesson, 1831) – E Bolivia, EC Paraguay (Laguna Blanca) and S Brazil (S Mato Grosso E to S Goiás and S Bahia, S to São Paulo).
16–16·5 cm; 25–34 g. Boldly patterned tanager with fairly thick bill. Nominate race has head to just below eye, nape to upper back, uppertail-coverts and... read more
Song, heard mainly prior to sunrise, a fast, loud series of melodic whistles with liquid quality,... read more
Primarily grasslands with scattered low trees and shrubs up to c. 2–5 m tall. In E Bolivia found in... read more
Food and feeding
Mainly insectivorous, but reported also as eating fruit of Annona, Byrsonima, Eugenia and Erythroxylum... read more
In Brazil nesting recorded in Sept and Nov in Goiás and Nov in São Paulo; mid Aug–mid Dec in Distrito Federal. Co-... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Fairly common locally. Occurs in several large protected areas, among them Noel Kempff Mercado National Park (Bolivia) and Das Emas... read more
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