Fulvous-crested Tanager - Tachyphonus surinamus

Length 5.9-6.7 in (15.0-17.0 cm)
Weight 0.5-1.0 oz (15-27 g)
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Fulvous-crested Tanager is found in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela. They are sexually dimorphic with the male mostly black with a white patch on the shoulder, rufous flanks and a rufous stripe on crown (frequently hidden). Females upperparts are mostly gray and olive colored, underparts yellowish.

Diet consists of fruit and insects.

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