Golden-hooded Tanagers

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More Costa Rica birds from our trip in January.

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We were at the Arenal Observatory Lodge when we spotted these Golden-hooded Tanagers.

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The Golden-hooded Tanager (Tangara larvata) is a neotropical species that inhabits humid forest and forest edges.

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Gorgeous colors on this petite banana-eater!

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The tanagers comprise the bird family Thraupidae, in the order Passeriformes. The family has an American distribution. The Thraupidae are the second-largest family of birds and represent about 4% of all avian species and 12% of the Neotropical birds.

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