Brazilian name: Saíra-lagarta
The Brassy-breasted Tanager is a Brazilian endemic found in and on the edges of the Atlantic Rain Forest of south-east Brazil. It forages for fruit and insects in the canopies of trees and is often in small groups of about a dozen individuals.
|It is emerald green with black streaks above with a black round the bill and turquoise on the forecrown and round the eyes. There is a dark patch on the throat while the breast is brassy ochre and the belly is bright green with a yellow line down the centre of the belly.|
|There are recordings on xeno-canto, a distribution map from NatureServe and additional information available via Avibase. There is a page in Portuguese on Wikiaves.|
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