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Meet The Green-Headed Tanager – The Vibrant Colored Songbird (10 Pics)

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The gorgeous green-headed tanager is a songbird found in the Atlantic forest habitat in South America.

Green-headed Tanager - eBird

The tiny colorful bird sports an attractive plumage which helps with its camouflage in a forest canopy.

The Green Headed Tanager : interestingasfuck

Stretching up to 13.5 cm (5.3 in) and weighing around 18g (0.6 oz).

The Green Headed Tanager (Tangara seledon), a very common bird of the brazzilian Atlantic Forest : birdpics

This colorful bird is a mix of many colors including, turquoise, green, blue, yellow, black, orange, and the eagle-eyed among us may be able to spot more.

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They are very active and social birds who can be found in flocks of 10-20 birds, and even join in mixed flocks.

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They prefer to set up camp in more humid forests at high elevations and can be found flitting rapidly between branches while deciding on the perfect foraging spot.

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Their diet consists mainly of fruit, seeds, nectar and insects.

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The females, although still pretty, are much less vibrant than the males.

Tanager - Wikipedia
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