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The Green-headed Tanager (Tangara seledon) is a bird found in the Atlantic forest in south-eastern Brazil, far eastern Paraguay, and far north-eastern Argentina (Misiones only). As other members of the genus Tangara, it is a small colorful bird, measuring an average of 13.5 centimeters (5.3 in). While essentially a bird of humid forests, it is also common in orchards and parks, where it moves through the canopy, making itself inconspicuous, as its apparently flashy blue-green coloration camouflages it well amongst the foliage. It is also a regular attendant at bird tables, where its active behavior makes it far more conspicuous. Eats fruits and insects, chasing the latter from a perch.
Spotted on Sep 14, 2013
Submitted on Oct 2, 2013
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26 Comments (1–25)
Very cute n colorful :) Love it )
Superb - congratulations!
Wow! Congratulations Aisse! What a beauty :)
Congrats on SOTD! Beautiful bird!
Congratulations on the SOTD, Aisse Gaertner.
Fantastic picture of gorgeous bird!!
Great picture of a beautiful bird. Congrats!
Very well deserved SOTD! Congratulations!
Oh my! What an awesome bird. Love it. Great picture. thank you.
wonderful bird and spotting Aisse! Congratulations ! =)
Wow, what a beauty! Thank you for sharing another wonder with us Aisse, & congratulations on another great Spotting of the Day!
Despite its flashy colors, the green-headed tanager is surprisingly well camouflaged amongst the foliage of the humid tropical forests of South America.
The colours!!! What camera do you use?
Wow, that is gorgeous!
KSC, o melhor lugar para vê-los eh no Jardim Botânico! Está cheio deles lah!