Green-throated Tanager Tangara argyrofenges

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Thraupidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
  • Authors: Claire Andrews, Kevin J. Burns, and Casey H. Richart
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Behavior

Behavior

When observed throughout the canopy of tropical and subtropical forests, Green-throated Tanagers are most commonly found in pairs, or within mixed foraging flocks (Isler and Isler 1987). These mixed flocks often include other Tangara, including its close relative, Silvery Tanager (Tangara viridicollis) (Ridgely and Greenfield 2001a). No information is provided regarding locomotion, self-maintenance and agonistic behavioral patterns.

Territoriality

No information.

Sexual Behavior

No information.

Social and interspecific behavior

Tangara argyrofenges are encountered primarily in pairs, and often accompany mixed-species flocks for foraging purposes (Isler and Isler 1987). Species in these flocks are usually within the same genus and most commonly observed are flocks of Green-throated Tanager and Silvery Tanager (Tangara viridicollis) (Hilty 2011).

Predation

No information.

Recommended Citation

Andrews, C., K. J. Burns, and C. H. Richart (2015). Green-throated Tanager (Tangara argyrofenges), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.gnttan1.01