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  • Name: Cherries´s Tanager

  • Scientific name: Ramphocelus costaricensis

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Thraupidae

Status:  Abundant

Size:  16 cm

Weight:  31 grams

Elevation:  up to 1,800 meters above sea level.

 

Prefers open areas, and rarely penetrates the forest interior.

Moves in flocks;  sometimes in mixed flocks with Saltator maximus or Buff throated Saltator.

Feeds on many fruits; berries and fruits of Cecropia, compliments diet with some insects and spiders which it traps in foliage.

Males frequently poses on exposed branches with puffed red feathers; very attractive.

Sleeps in groups of up to 12 individuals.





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Environmental tips

In the Kitchen:

Use appropriate size pots and pans for your heating elements.

Whenever possible use a lid to retain heat.

Whenever possible use a pressure cooker, a slow electric cooker and electric coffee makers; these devices help to diminsh energy consumption.

Do not put hot or warm dishes into your refrigerator; in addition your refrigerator should be at least 5 cm from walls and never place a refigerator near a heat source such as an oven or stove.

Always try to purchase energy efficient appliances which are environmentally friendly.

 

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Rufous-browed PeppershrikeA thick composure; noticablly wide head, outstanding, wide, rufous colored superciliary...
  • Name: Rufous-browed Peppershrike

  • Scientific name: Cyclarhis gujanensis

  • Family: Vireonidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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