Plain-colored Tanager Tangara inornata

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Thraupidae
  • Polytypic: 3 subspecies
  • Authors: Yenice Zapata and Kevin J. Burns

Priorities for Future Research

Although the research priory for Plain-colored Tanagers is low compared to other Neotropical birds (Parker et al 1996), much information is still needed for understanding the life history of this species. More research is needed to fill the gaps within the categories of molts, territoriality, sexual behavior, responses to predators, and details on their populations and demography. It is also important to learn more about the age at first breeding, life span, and population regulation for a better understanding of the life history of the Plain-colored Tanager.

Recommended Citation

Zapata, Y. and K. J. Burns (2011). Plain-colored Tanager (Tangara inornata), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.