Genus Neothraupis


White-banded Tanager - It has a total length of c. 16 cm and weighs 29-32 g. It is restricted to Cerrado, woodland and shrub of central-eastern Brazil, north-eastern Paraguay and north-eastern Bolivia. It is frequently seen in Chapada dos GuimarĂ£es, Mato Grosso, Brazil. Typically seen in pairs or small groups of up to 12 individuals, with 7 being average. Eats insects. Breeds in October and November. The deep, cup-shaped nest, typically placed in a small tree or bush, is lined with grasses. Clutch size 2-3 eggs. The pair are often helped by birds from earlier broods, which have the grey parts of the plumage partially or entirely replaced by brown .

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Thraupidae
Genus : Neothraupis