Red-billed Pied Tanager

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Red-billed Pied Tanager (Lamprospiza melanoleuca)

 

The Red-billed Pied Tanager (Lamprospiza melanoleuca) is a small songbird that belongs to the tanager family.

 

Distribution / Range

These tanagers live in the lowlands of Brazil, Bolivia, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru and Suriname, foraging in mixed flocks of 3 to 6 individuals for fruits in trees.

 

Description

It averages 17 cm in length and weighing about 34 g.

 

Diet / Feeding

They mainly eat fruits, but also some insects.

 

Species Research by Sibylle Johnson


 

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