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Silver-throated Tanager (Tangara icterocephala)

Posted on Jun 26, 2015

Silver-throated Tanager (Tangara icterocephala)

One of Sean’s absolute favorite tanagers, he says he will never forget the first time he saw them. It was in the Santa Elena Cloud Forrest Reserve when a mixed flock came streaking through a clearing on one of the paths. The day had been misty and overcast, like it is quite often there. All of a sudden streaks of light burst across the canopy, creating a sun-like appearance in the sky every time one would move. They have the name Silver-throated Tanager (Tangara icterocephala), but he feels something a little more descriptive of their vibrant plumage would have been more...

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