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Paradise Tanager

The Paradise Tanager, Tangara chilensis is a brilliantly multicolored, medium-sized songbird whose length varies between 13.5 and 15cm. It has a light green head, sky blue underparts and black upper body plumage. The beak and legs are black.

Found in South America, they are fairly widespread and can be seen in Venezuela, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil and the upper parts of the Amazon. Paradise Tanager is also found in the lower Amazon Basin, in the northeast, adjacent to the Guyanas, and absent from the central and southeast basin.

The Paradise Tanager is common throughout its range. It is evaluated as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.


Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern

External links

Paradise Tanager videos on the Internet Bird Collection

BirdLife Species Factsheet

IUCN Red List

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Paradise Tanager photo gallery VIREO

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