|White-bellied Tanager Tangara brasiliensis
(aka Turquoise Tanager Tangara mexicana)
Brazilian names: Cambada-de-chaves e Saíra-de-bando
The White-bellied Tanager is distributed in eastern Brazil from Bahia to Rio de Janeiro. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. Some authorities treat this species as a sub-species of Turquoise Tanager Tangara mexicana.
|The White-bellied Tanager is a pale, silvery blue with scruffy-looking dark spots on the throat and breast and
white on the belly.
It is found on the borders or outside of the forest, usually in small groups and not in mixed flocks. It feeds mainly on fruit.
|There is a page in Portuguese on Wikiaves.
The reference for the split of White-bellied Tanager T. brasiliensis from Turquoise Tanager T. mexicana is
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