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Silver-throated Tanager

(Tangara icterocephala)

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Identification:

Small yellow bird with blackish wings, black streaks on back, whitish throat, gray legs; female a bit duller than male; to 13 cm (5.25 in). (Tangara Dorada).

Habitat:

Low (occasionally), middle, and some higher elevation wet forests, Caribbean and Pacific slopes; found in tree canopy usually in more open settings such as forest edges, clearings, tree plantations.

Found in the following Parks:

Arenal Volcano National Park.
Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Carara National Park.
Corcovado National Park.
La Amistad National Park.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Manuel Antonio National Park.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Rincón de La Vieja National Park.
Robert & Catherine Wilson Botanical Garden.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.


Silver-throated Tanager (Tangara icterocephala), Costa Rica