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Golden Tanager

This beautiful tanager is a fairly common rain forest dweller. Usually seen in small flocks, it feeds on fruit and hunts insects on the mossy limbs of trees. Its courtship display is distinctive, with raised head, drooping wings, and slightly raised tail.

• NEST Unknown. Both sexes carry nesting material, but only the female builds the nest.

• DISTRIBUTION Andes and coastal ranges from Venezuela to Bolivia.

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