Orange-headed Tanager
(Thlypopsis sordida)

Orange-headed Tanager, Jaqueira, Pernambuco, Brazil, March 2004 - click for larger image Brazil

The Orange-headed Tanager is distributed from south-east Colombia below the Andean foothills to north-west Argentina and across much of Brazil south of the Amazon river. There is a disjunct population along the lower Orinoco.

It is found in successional vegetation along rivers, in light woodland and cerrado. It is often seen in mixed flocks of insect-eaters.

It is a bright rufous-orange on the head with the rest of the upperparts grey and underparts buffy to whitish.

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