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Golden-eared Tanager

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MalePhoto by Dušan Brinkhuizen Ecuador, September, 2009
Photo by Dušan Brinkhuizen
Ecuador, September, 2009
Tangara chrysotis


[edit] Identification

14 cm (5½ in)

  • Black crown
  • Golden or yellow cheeks
  • Rufous belly

Sexes similar.

[edit] Distribution

Photo by kitefarragoCock-of-the-Rock Lodge, Manu NP, Madre de Dios, Peru, August 2017
Photo by kitefarrago
Cock-of-the-Rock Lodge, Manu NP, Madre de Dios, Peru, August 2017

North-western South America: found from the Andes of south-western Colombia to north-western Bolivia

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

Cloud forest and forest borders; observed at heights around 1,600 m.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Their diet consists of fruits, arthropods and worms.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved May 2014 and May 2017)
  3. BF Member observations

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