Alternative name: Gray-crowned Tanager
- Phaenicophilus poliocephalus
Has grey crown and sharp line separating narrow white area under the black mask from grey underside; otherwise very similar to Black-crowned Palm-Tanager.
Two subspecies are recognized1:
- P. p. poliocephalus:
- Southern peninsular Haiti, Île-à-Vache and Grande Cayemite Island
- P. p. coryi:
- Gonâve Island (west of Haiti)
Mangrove, scrub, gardens, city parks, agro-forestry plantations, pine, semi-humid forest, and humid forest.
Consumes soft-bodied fruit as well as arthropods.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Townsend, J. M. (2020). Gray-crowned Palm-Tanager (Phaenicophilus poliocephalus), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.gcptan1.01
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Gray-crowned Palm Tanager. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 4 December 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Gray-crowned_Palm_Tanager