Tangará Platinada/Gray-and-gold Tanager/Tangara palmeri

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Foto: Mauro Ossa

Nombre en español: Tangará Platinada

Nombre en ingles: Gray-and-gold Tanager

Nombre científico: Poecilostreptus palmeri

Familia: Thraupidae

Canto:  Tayler Brooks

La tangara grisdorada (Poecilostreptus palmeri) es una especie de ave paseriforme de la familia Thraupidae.

Distribución y hábitat

Esta especie de ave se encuentra distribuida por Ecuador, Colombia y Panamá.

Sus hábitats naturales son los bosques húmedos subtropicales o tropicales de tierras bajas y los bosques de montaña.

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Foto: Mauricio Ossa

Grey-and-gold tanager

The grey-and-gold tanager (Poecilostreptus palmeri) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, and Panama. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

The Gray-and-gold Tanager (Tangara palmeri) occurs in Panama, western Colombia, and western Ecuador. This species inhabits tropical lowland evergreen forests and montane evergreen forests. They are omnivorous, and eat a variety of fruits and insects. They are one of the few species of Tangarato forage by sallying for insects.  Gray-and-gold Tanagers are found mostly in pairs or in small flocks of up to three to eight individuals when foraging. There is little information about their behavior, reproduction, population dynamics, and demography. Gray-and-gold Tanagers are listed as «Medium» for their conservation priority and are designated as «Medium» for research priority as well, relative to other Neotropical birds (Parker et al. 1996). The  IUCN conservation status of the Gray-and-gold Tanagers is assessed as of Least Concern; however, the glpbal population likely is in decline due to habitat destruction (BirdLife International 2011).

Tangara palmeri

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