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Paradise Tanager - closeup II, La Isla Escondida, Colombia Taken from the canopy of La Isla Escondida. This shot also shows part of its bright red tail feather. Colombia,Colombia 2018,Colombia South,La Isla Escondida,Paradise tanager,Putumayo,South America,Tangara chilensis,World Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Paradise Tanager - closeup II, La Isla Escondida, Colombia

Taken from the canopy of La Isla Escondida. This shot also shows part of its bright red tail feather.

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  1. They are so cute! Posted 2 months ago

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The paradise tanager is a brilliantly multicolored, medium-sized songbird whose length varies between 13.5 and 15 cm. It has a light green head, sky blue underparts and black upper body plumage. Depending on subspecies, the rump is yellow and red or all red. The beak is black and the legs are grey.

Found in humid tropical and subtropical forests in the western and northern Amazon Basin in South America, it occurs in Venezuela, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Brazil and the Guianas... more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by fchristant
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Uploaded Dec 1, 2018. Captured Oct 18, 2018 07:41.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/8.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO125
  • 550mm