Gray-crowned Palm-Tanager

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, subtropical or tropical moist montanes, rural gardens, and heavily degraded former forest. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The Gray-crowned Palm-Tanager is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

The Gray-crowned Palm-Tanager is a relatively common species in southwestern Haiti and is most often associated with forests, where it probes dead leaves for arthropods and also consumes soft-bodied fruit. It inhabits mangrove, scrub, gardens, city parks, agro-forestry plantations, pine, semi-humid forest and humid forest (Keith et al. 2003). More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Thraupidae
Genus : Phaenicophilus
Species : poliocephalus
Authority : (Bonaparte, 1851)