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Ramphocelus carbo

South America east of the Andes

The Silver-beaked tanager is a very dark bird. They have deep red plumage and maroon coloring on their throat and chest. The silver beaked tanager male has a silvery-white beak while the female has a gray bill. The female birds build the nests alone in the shape of a small basket.  The birds lay two eggs during the breeding season. The eggs will hatch 12 days after the incubation period. The bi

Habitat: Forest borders, clearings and gardens
Diet: Fruits, insects and nectar
Status: Least Concern (IUCN)
Approximate Dimensions of Adult: Length: 18cm
Weight: 25 g
Reproduction & Offspring: 11-12 day incubation period.


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