Biodiversity - Golden - hooded Tanager

  • Name: Golden - hooded Tanager

  • Scientific name: Tangara larvata

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Thraupidae

Status:  Very Common

Size:  13 cm 

Weight:  19 grams

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

 

Frequents the tops of trees and shaded gardens in pairs or family groups; sometimes found among honeycreepers.

Feeds on berries, inmature arboreal seeds, and the fruit of the cecropia tree.  Supplements it´s diet with some insects. 

The colorful and attractive plumage draws attention; this species is also know as "butterfly".





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