Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae (Tanagers & Allies)  
Genus: Sericossypha (1 species, 1 worldwide)

White-capped Tanager
White-capped Tanager (Sericossypha albocristata) Female Vulnerable
OtĂșn Quimbaya Wildlife Sanctuary, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia
  Male has a ruby red throat.
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

A unique jay-like tanager that makes communal nests and is believed to have a social structure. When not nesting the birds wander, and are not reliable anywhere.

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