Brazilian name: saíra-sete-cores
The Green-headed Tanager is found in south east Brazil and part of Argentina and Paraguay.
Its turquoise head and neck change into a yellow half-collar then black. The wing coverts are dark blue while the wings are black broadly edged green. It has a black bib, a turquoise belly and a bright orange rump normally only visible when it flies.
|They tend to move around in flocks of 10 to 20 birds and also to form part of mixed flocks. They feed on fruit and insects normally fairly high in the tree canopy.|
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