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Tangara cyanocephala cearensis

By mdiniz
It's a bird restricted to Ceará State in Brazil, usually observed above 500 m altitude, where there is greater availability of fruit and mild temperatures. It feeds on fruits, in small groups, sometimes in mixed flocks. Not very picky about the quality of habitat, occupying areas of coffee cultivation shadowed by forest plantations and similar sites, where it arrives to build nests. The males have a black robe on the back, which the females have green spots. Its ability to shift between forest fragments is considerable and may be reproduced in captivity. Nevertheless, it is classified as endangered specie, especially because of illegal traffic.

Tags: Bird Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature Tangara cyanocephala cearensis

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johnke Plus
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20 Apr 2013 2:42PM
Well captured a great little bird, love the colors ...John

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beautiful colours lovely shot. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin
Gaucho 18 2.8k 2 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2013 3:51PM
Muito bonito!

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