French: Tangara à miroir jaune German: Olivflügeltangare Spanish: Tangara aliamarilla
W. Deppe, 1830,
Jalapa, Veracruz, Mexico.
See T. episcopus. Monotypic.
17 cm; 38–55 g. A rather dull-plumaged tanager with yellow wingband and fairly thick bill. Head and neck campanula-blue (lilac-blue), brightest on crown, narrow black... read more
Song described as a slightly reedy descending trill, often with 1 or 2 introductory notes, “... read more
Moderately dry to humid forest borders, clearings with trees, plantations, parks, gardens and other... read more
Food and feeding
Insects and fruit; fond of figs (Ficus). Lives in pairs when breeding, at other times in pairs or groups up to about ten... read more
Breeding reported during Feb–Jul from Mexico S to El Salvador. Nest built by both sexes, from small twigs, grass, dry leaves and moss,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common to common. Range encompasses a number of protected areas, including Palenque, Cañon del Sumidero and Cascadas de Agua Azú... read more
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