Brazilian Tanager Ramphocelus bresilius



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Recommended Citation

Brazilian Tanager (Ramphocelus bresilius), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: