Here’s A Brilliantly Colored Glistening-Green Tanager

A beautiful bright green tanager is Glistening-green Tanager. Tanager is uncommon in the wet mossy forest and tall second growth of Colombia and Ecuador. Arthropods and –larvae, and some fruits are their foods although being less frugivorous than most tanagers.

Due to the deforestation and the increasing human population, the Glistening-green Tanager has a restricted range. But the species is not currently globally threatened.

It Could Glow In The Dark With Its Bright Color

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The Glistening-green Tanager (Chlorochrysa phoenicotis) is endemic to the South American countries Colombia and Ecuador. It lives in subtropical and tropical moist montanes.

It is a small colorful bird, with an average of 13.5 centimeters as other members of the genus Tangara(5.3 in). It is also common in orchards and park. It moves through the canopy, making itself inconspicuous, as its apparently flashy blue-green coloration camouflages it well amongst the foliage while essentially a bird of humid forests.

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This bird is classified as Least Concern and it doesn’t qualify for a more at-risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Green-headed Tanager, Tangara seledon, is found in Atlantic forest in south-eastern Brazil, far eastern Paraguay and far north-eastern Argentina (Misiones only).

The Males And Females Don’t Differ That Much In Appearance Unlike A Lot Of Bird Species.

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The Green-headed Tanager can be seen in Atlantic forest in south-eastern Brazil, far eastern Paraguay, and parts of far north-eastern Argentina. The Green-headed Tanager is also a small colorful bird-like other birds of its genus. The attractive plumage does well to hide the bird in the forest canopy. This bird species is also a regular visitor to bird feeding stations, where it is far more conspicuous.

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