White-shouldered Tanager - Tachyphonus luctuosus

Length 5.1-5.5 in (13.0-14.0 cm)
Weight 0.4-0.5 oz (11.5-15 g)
Clutch Size 3
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, SA

The White-shouldered Tanager is found from Honduras south to Ecuador and southern Brazil. They are sexually dimorphic. The male is glossy black with a distinctive white shoulder patch and white underwing coverts. The female has a grayish-yellow head and the rest of the body is yellowish.

Diet includes insects and some fruit.

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