Blue-gray Tanager

Blue-gray tanager

This is a blue-gray tanager.  It is also called a blue jean.  It lives in Mexico, Central America, and Northern South America.  It has been introduced into Lima, Peru and Hollywood, Florida.  It lives in gardens, farmlands, and forests.  It eats fruit, nectar, and insects.  They like to live in flocks of three to five.

The bird in this picture lives at the Amazonia aviary at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C.  Some of the other animals in the aviary with it are red-capped cardinal, two-toed sloth, sunbittern, roseate spoonbill, Goeldi’s monkey, and more.

About Raymie

Raymie is a 11 year old boy who loves animals. He is always looking around for new animals. He wants to be a zookeeper someday.
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