21 November, 2010

Red-throated Ant Tanager

Scientific Name: Habia fuscicauda

Population Estimate: 500K to 5M

Range / Habitat: Resident species in Mexico and Central America. Found in lowland forest and shrub.

Field Notes: Darker lores and wings than male Summer Tanager and Hepatic Tanager. Also differentiated by all black bill. From Red-crowned Ant-tanager by lighter throat and distribution.

Personal Notes: Seen at Chaa Creek resort in Belize.

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