Western Spindalis

Other Names: Stripe-headed Tanager

Distribution:  Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, Cuba, and the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Description:

Size: 15-18 cm in length.

Plumage: Adults have distinctive black and white stripes on the head and face, with an orange collar, breast and rump. The underside is light gray and the tail is black with white outer feathers. The back coloration varies from black to greenish-black, with large white flashes on blackish wings. The legs are gray and the eyes are black with white eyelids.

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Western Spindalis

Western Spindalis

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Eats
apple-slices
fruit
millet
peanut-kernels
safflower
suet
Regions
cuba
florida
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Habitat
Forests
Color
black
white
Body Shape
perching
Size
small
Order
tanagers - thraupidae
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species