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Gray-crowned Palm Tanager

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-[[Image:Gray-crowned_palm-tanager_by_Peter_Withers.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by {{user|Peter_Withers|Peter Withers}}<br />location: Bavarro, [[Dominican Republic]], July 09]]+[[Image:Gray-crowned_palm-tanager_by_Peter_Withers.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by {{user|Peter_Withers|Peter Withers}} <br />Bavarro, [[Dominican Republic]], July 2009]]
;[[: Category:Phaenicophilus|Phaenicophilus]] poliocephalus ;[[: Category:Phaenicophilus|Phaenicophilus]] poliocephalus
==Identification== ==Identification==

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Photo by Peter Withers Bavarro, Dominican Republic, July 2009
Photo by Peter Withers
Bavarro, Dominican Republic, July 2009
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.


South-east Hispaniola (Haiti and nearest parts of Dominican Republic.


Two subspecies are recognized1: poliocephalus and coryi - the latter restricted to Gonave Island.


Mangrove, scrub, gardens, city parks, agro-forestry plantations, pine, semi-humid forest, and humid forest.


Consumes soft-bodied fruit as well as arthropods.


  1. Clements, James F. 2007. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to October 2007. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. ISBN 9780801445019
  2. Information from text to image in the gallery

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