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Tangara arthus (Golden tanager / Tangara dorada)

La Ceja, Antioquia, Colombia; Central Andes, 2300 meters above sea level.


The Golden Tanager is endemic to South America. They eat a combination of fruit and insects, and hops along mossy branches in search of the latter. The Golden Tanager occurs in humid montane forests from Colombia and Venezuela south to Bolivia. It also occurs at forest borders, but is a predominantly a forest dwelling bird.


Source: Neotropical Birds Online:

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Taken on December 14, 2011