Biodiversity - Palm Tanager

  • Name: Palm Tanager

  • Scientific name: Thraupis palmarum

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Thraupidae

Status:  Very Common.

Size:  19 cm.

Weight:  36 grams.

Elevation:  up to 1,500 meters above sea level.

 

The female incubates, three, sometimes two brown eggs.

The feathers on the wings are black, the tail is black and green.  Both males and females are similar,  though females tend to be paler.

The Palm Tanagers are sociable, they eat a wide variety of small fruits, also regularly feed on nectar, insects and caterpillars. 

The song is quick and sharp.





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