Brazilian Tanager - Ramphocelus bresilius

Length 7.1 in (18.0 cm)
Weight 1.0-1.2 oz (28-33.5 g)
Clutch Size 2-3
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Brazilian Tanager is endemic to Brazil and is found along the eastern coast of the country. The male has a red body and head with black wings and tail. Females upperparts are brownish-gray with the underparts mostly a light red. Both have bills with the lower mandible expanded at the base.

Diet includes fruit, seeds and insects.

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