Genus Orchesticus


Brown Tanager - The Brown Tanager is c. 17 cm in length and weighs c. 31.5 g. As suggested by its name, the plumage is overall brown. The bill is relatively thick. It is endemic to humid Atlantic forest of south-eastern Brazil at altitudes of 900-1500 m . It forages in the canopy and is typically seen in pairs. It is generally uncommon, but known from several protected areas, such as the Itatiaia National Park.

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Thraupidae
Genus : Orchesticus