Tag: all of Thraupis

SUGAR-TASTING ABILITY AND FRUIT SELECTION IN TROPICAL FRUIT-EATING BIRDS

Palm Tanager (Thraupis palmarum) Science Article 2 abstract The sugar-tasting abilities of four species of tanagers and two species of manakins were tested. Three tanager species were able to detect differences in diets containing 8%, 10%, and 12% sugar. In pairwise choice trials, they preferred the diet highest in sugar. Neither species of manakin discriminated […]

Ecological relationships between feather mites (Acari) and wild birds ofEmberizidae (Aves) in a fragment of Atlantic Forest in northeastern Brazil

Palm Tanager (Thraupis palmarum) Science Article 1 abstract The objective of this study was to investigate feather mites on birds of the Family Emberizidae, tocollect data on the ecological ectoparasite-host relationship and infestation level. A sum of 94 birds of 9 specieswas captured at the Refugio Ecologico Charles Darwin, Igarassu, Pernambuco, Brazil, from August 1996 […]

SUGAR-TASTING ABILITY AND FRUIT SELECTION IN TROPICAL FRUIT-EATING BIRDS

Palm Tanager (Thraupis palmarum) Science Article 2 abstract The sugar-tasting abilities of four species of tanagers and two species of manakins were tested. Three tanager species were able to detect differences in diets containing 8%, 10%, and 12% sugar. In pairwise choice trials, they preferred the diet highest in sugar. Neither species of manakin discriminated […]

Blue grey Tanager (Thraupis episcopus)

[order] Passeriformes | [family] Thraupidae | [latin] Thraupis episcopus | [UK] Blue-grey Tanager | [FR] Tangara eveque | [DE] Bischofstangare | [ES] Azulejo de Jardin | [IT] Tangara grigio-azzurra | [NL] Bisschops-tangare Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Thraupis episcopus LA s Mexico to Bolivia, Amazonia Thraupis episcopus berlepschi […]