Tanager Tachyphonus coronatus
Brazilian name: tiê-preto
The Ruby-crowned Tanager is found in south Brazil and adjacent parts of Paraguay and Argentina.
It inhabits forest and secondary woodland and is usually found foraging in mid-storey.
|The male is entirely
blue-black as seen in photos 1, 2, 6 and 7. It has a narrow
scarlet crown patch which is only visible when the bird is
excited. Its under-wings are white but this is only visible in
The female is rufous-brown above and lighter brown below with flammulation on the breast which is well illustrated in photos 4 and 8.
|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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