White-lined Tanager - Tachyphonus rufus

Length 6.7 in (17.0 cm)
Weight 0.9-1.5 oz (25.7-42.5 g)
Clutch Size 2-3
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, SA

The White-lined Tanager is found from Costa Rica south to northern Argentina and on Trinidad and Tobago. They are sexually dimorphic. The male is mostly black with white underwing coverts and a small white patch on the upperwing. Females and immatures are rufous colored.

Diet consists of fruit, nectar and insects (ants, beetles, etc.)

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