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SPECIES INFO

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.





                                     



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