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Crimson-collared Tanager

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-{{stub}}+[[Image:Crimson-collared_Tanager.jpg|thumb|500px|right|Photo by {{user|John+Keep|John Keep}}<br />Hotel Gavilan near La Selva, [[Costa Rica]], March 2006]]
-;Ramphocelus sanguinolentus+;[[:Category:Ramphocelus|Ramphocelus]] sanguinolentus
-[[Image:Crimson-collared_Tanager.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by John Keep<P>Location: Hotel Gavilan near La Selva, Costa Rica]]+
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==Identification== ==Identification==
 +19–20cm
 +*Black plumage
 +*Red nape, neck and breast forming a collar
 +*Red tail coverts
 +*Pale blue bill
 +*Blue grey legs<br />
 +'''Juvenile''' Similar to adult
 +*Dull red hood
 +*Black plumage is tinged brown
 +*Red and black mottled breast
 +*Duller bill
 +====Similar Species====
 +[[Crimson-collared Grosbeak]]
==Distribution== ==Distribution==
 +[[Central America]] from southeast [[Mexico]] to [[Panama]].
==Taxonomy== ==Taxonomy==
 +====Subspecies====
 +There are 2 subspecies<sup>[[#References|[1]]]</sup>:
 +*''R. s. sanguinolentus'':
 +:*Tropical south-eastern [[Mexico]] (Veracruz) to [[Guatemala]] and [[Honduras]]
 +*''R. s. apricus'':
 +:*Caribbean slope of eastern Honduras to north-western [[Panama]] (Almirante Bay)
==Habitat== ==Habitat==
 +Rain Forest and second growth and semi-open areas, observed at heights around 1,524 m (5,000 ft).
==Behaviour== ==Behaviour==
 +The cup shaped nest is made from moss, roots and strips of large leaves. The clutch consists of 2 pale blue eggs with blackish spots.
 +====Vocalisation====
 +'''Call''': ''ssi-p''<br />
 +'''Song''': ''tueee-teew, chu-chee-wee-chu, teweee.''
 +==References==
 +#{{Ref-Clements6thAug11}}#BF Member observations
 +#Wikipedia
 +{{ref}}
 +==External Links==
 +{{GSearch|Ramphocelus+sanguinolentus}}
- +[[Category:Birds]] [[Category:Ramphocelus]]
-==External Links==+
-*[http://www.birdforum.net/pp_gallery/showgallery.php?mcats=all&what=allfields&si=Ramphocelus+sanguinolentus View more images of Crimson-collared Tanager in the gallery]+
-[[Category:Birds]]+

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Photo by John KeepHotel Gavilan near La Selva, Costa Rica, March 2006
Photo by John Keep
Hotel Gavilan near La Selva, Costa Rica, March 2006
Ramphocelus sanguinolentus

Contents

[edit] Identification

19–20cm

  • Black plumage
  • Red nape, neck and breast forming a collar
  • Red tail coverts
  • Pale blue bill
  • Blue grey legs

Juvenile Similar to adult

  • Dull red hood
  • Black plumage is tinged brown
  • Red and black mottled breast
  • Duller bill

[edit] Similar Species

Crimson-collared Grosbeak

[edit] Distribution

Central America from southeast Mexico to Panama.

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Subspecies

There are 2 subspecies[1]:

  • R. s. sanguinolentus:
  • R. s. apricus:
  • Caribbean slope of eastern Honduras to north-western Panama (Almirante Bay)

[edit] Habitat

Rain Forest and second growth and semi-open areas, observed at heights around 1,524 m (5,000 ft).

[edit] Behaviour

The cup shaped nest is made from moss, roots and strips of large leaves. The clutch consists of 2 pale blue eggs with blackish spots.

[edit] Vocalisation

Call: ssi-p
Song: tueee-teew, chu-chee-wee-chu, teweee.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
  2. BF Member observations
  3. Wikipedia

[edit] External Links

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