Red-headed tanager

Red-headed tanager

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Piranga erythrocephala

The red-headed tanager is a medium-sized American songbird in the family Cardinalidae, the cardinals or cardinal grosbeaks. It is endemic to Mexico. The red-headed tanager is around 15 cm long, the male has predominantly yellow-olive plumage with a red head and throat, while the female has a yellowish forecrown. Two subspecies are recognised.

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Red-headed tanager habitat map

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Bird's call

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References

1. Red-headed tanager Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red-headed_tanager
2. Red-headed tanager on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22722481/136803399
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/575350

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