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tanagers and relatives

Genera Incertae Sedis (12:69)

Tanagers and their relatives is a group of 69 species of birds found mostly in Central and South America, although there are a few species that are found in North America. Most tanagers are omnivorous, eating seeds, fruits, and insects as they are available. Many tanager species are known for their exceptionally brilliant coloring of males, females tend to be dull in color. The North American species are migratory, wintering in South and Central America.

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Tanya Dewey (author), Animal Diversity Web.

 
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Dewey, T. . "Genera Incertae Sedis (12:69)" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed September 02, 2014 at http://www.biokids.umich.edu/accounts/Genera_Incertae_Sedis_1269/

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