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Hepatic Tanager

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Piranga flava Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Cardinalidae Family
20.3 cm (Wingspan 31.8 cm) Length
Forest. Shrubland, plantations urban areas, gardens. Between 600- 2,050m  Range:- (Souths America:- Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay & Venezuela. (Central America:- Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua & Panama.) (Caribbean and West Indies:-  Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, BarbadosDominican Republic Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherland AntillesSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesTrinidad and Tobago,) (North America:- Canada, USA,) Habitat
3-5 eggs, incubation by female 13-14 days, fledging 14 days. 1 brood per anum. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, seeds and berries. Food  
9246 - TSN: 179887 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

Red Tanager Carlos Ferrari Icho Cruz, Cordoba Argentina XC53102 song

AKA:- Czech: tangara rumělková
Danish: Ildtangar
German: Südzinnobertangare, Zinnobertangare
English: Hepatic Tanager, Hepatic Tanager (Lowland), Lowland Hepatic-Tanager, Red Tanager
Spanish: Frutero Rojo, Fueguero, Piranga Bermeja, tángara encinera, Tángara Rojiza
Spanish (Argentine): Fueguero común
Spanish (Bolivia): Fueguero común
Spanish (Colombia): Piranga Bermeja
Spanish (Costa Rica): Tangara bermeja
Spanish (Honduras): Tanagra hepática
Spanish (Mexico): Tángara Encinera
Spanish (Nicaragua): Tángara Rojiza
Spanish (Paraguay): Fueguero
Spanish (Uruguay): Frutero Rojo, Fueguero
Finnish: purppuratangara
French: Piranga orangé, Tangara orangé
Guarani: Tie pirangâ
Italian: Piranga epatica
Japanese: rengafuukinchou
Japanese: レンガフウキンチョウ
Latin: Piranga flava, Piranga flava [flava Group], Piranga flava flava
Dutch: Laaglandlevertangare, Levertangare
Norwegian: Blodtanagar
Polish: piranga cynobrowa
Portuguese: Sanhaco-de-fogo, sanhaçu-de-fogo
Portuguese (Brazil): Sanhaçu-de-fogo
Russian: Красная пиранга
Slovak: piranga rumelková
Swedish: Låglandstangara, Tegelröd tangara
Chinese: 暗红丽唐纳雀

Piranga flava
Piranga flava [flava Group]
Piranga flava [hepatica Group]
Piranga flava [lutea Group]
Piranga flava albifacies
Piranga flava desidiosa
Piranga flava dextra
Piranga flava faceta
Piranga flava figlina
Piranga flava flava
Piranga flava haemalea
Piranga flava hepatica
Piranga flava lutea
Piranga flava macconnelli
Piranga flava rosacea
Piranga flava saira
Piranga flava savannarum
Piranga flava testacea
Piranga flava toddi


  • Piranga flava flava: S Bolivia (Cochabamba) to Uruguay and n Argentina
  • Piranga flava desidiosa: Upper tropical and subtropical sw Colombia
  • Piranga flava faceta: Mountains of n Colombia and n Venezuela; Trinidad
  • Piranga flava toddi: W slope of Eastern Andes of Colombia (Magdalena)
  • Piranga flava macconnelli: S Guyana and adjacent extreme n Brazil
  • Piranga flava saira: E Brazil (Amazon to Mato Grosso and Rio Grande do Sul)
  • Piranga flava rosacea: E Bolivia (Santa Cruz to Chiquitos)
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