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Gray Blue Tanager

Thraupis episcopus


The blue-gray tanager (Thraupis episcopus) is one of about 230 species of tropical and subtropical tanagers, and one of the most common and unmistakable birds in Costa Rica. It is a generalist frugavore (fruit-eater), found in a great variety of different habitats, most often in pairs. It is plentiful and highly visible at Selva Verde, where it regularly frequents bird-feeding trays.


Seen in Villa Del Mar

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Hema 8 months ago

These are lovely.Thnx Maria

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 months ago

Beautiful - I saw one for the first time this year and found it stunning with its subtle blue coloring.

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El Amparo, Provincia Alajuela, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.83, Long: -84.73

Spotted on Dec 27, 2018
Submitted on Dec 27, 2018

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