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Golden-chevroned Tanager - BirdForum Opus

Photo © by Xyko Paludo
Joinville, SC, Brazil, December 2017
Thraupis ornata

Identification

18 cm (7 in)

  • Blue head, neck and upper chest
  • Dusky lores

Distribution

In South America, found in coastal southeastern Brazil (Minas Gerais to Rio Grande do Sul)

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

Habitat

This species can be found in forests, shrubby areas, orchards and city parks.

Behaviour

Diet

They eat fruit, particularly bananas and figs, and insects.

Breeding

They build a cup-shaped nest, which is placed aboout 1.5-9 m up in the foliage of a tree or bush.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Hilty, S. (2020). Golden-chevroned Tanager (Thraupis ornata), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D. A. Christie, and E. de Juana, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.goctan2.01
  3. BF Member observations

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