Biodiversity - Summer Tanager

  • Name: Summer Tanager

  • Scientific name: Piranga rubra

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Thraupidae

Status:  Common

Size:  16.5 cm

Weight:  30 grams

Elevation:  up to 2,500 meters above sea level.

 

Visits secondary growth, sparse trees in shaded gardens and forest edges.

Territorial during rainy season.  Occasionally in mixed flocks with other Tanagers and Warblers.

Feeds on diverse varitey of fruits;  also likes to search in the hives of stingless bees in search of larva and sometimes adults.

Can trap insects in flight.

Like other species of Tanagers, they like to visit artifical feeders.





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Common basiliskFound in both wet and dry forests. This species is oviparous.
  • Name: Common basilisk

  • Scientific name: Basiliscus basiliscus

  • Family: Corytophanidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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