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Speckled Tanager (Tangara guttata)

Posted on Mar 17, 2015

Speckled Tanager (Tangara guttata)

The Speckled Tanager (Tangara guttata) is not a species that Sean expected to capture and photograph. Common in premotane/humid forests, Rara Avis in Costa Rica is the perfect setting. This bird could be seen in mixed feeding flocking in the main open area of the preserve, and when it was actually caught it stuck out like a shimmering gem in the net. Photographed by RTPI Affiliate Sean Graesser for the Meet Your Neighbours global biodiversity project in Costa Rica while on assignment for the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History.

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