segunda-feira, 18 de novembro de 2013

Tanager friar

Tanager friar

The Tanager friar is a passerine bird in the tanager family. It is also known as the Bluebird saw (due to the similarity between its colors and singing with the Bluebird (Cyanoloxia brissonii), head-to-old brother.

Measures 19 inches long and weighs about 41.5 grams (male). The female has the color with a sparkle a little more discreet than the male, as the immature color of soot. What differentiates male from female is white size on top of the head, that the male is higher, reaching up to the neck.
Singing melodious, varied, recalling the bluebird singing.


It reaches sexual maturity at 12 months. Nests type cup. Each litter is generally between 3 and 4 eggs having 2 to 3 offspring per season. The chicks hatch after 13 days.

Couples live in dense low forest as the summits of the mountains, where it is one of the most typical birds.

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