Order
Passeriformes
Family
Thraupidae
Genus
Pipraeidea
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SPECIES

Fawn-breasted Tanager Pipraeidea melanonota

Kim Gonzales, Casey H. Richart, and Kevin J. Burns
Version: 1.0 — Published August 14, 2015

Demography and Populations

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Very little is known about the demography of Fawn-breasted Tanager. Their lifespan is 3.7 years (BirdLife International 2015). Screens for blood parasites and avian ticks have only produced negative results (Bennett and Lopez 1980, Flores et al. 2014). Parker et al. (1996) categorize the Pipraeidea melanonota as fairly common relative to other Neotropical birds with a center of abundance in the middle montane zone. No information available on age at first breeding, survivorship, parasitism, or population regulation for Fawn-breasted Tanager.

Recommended Citation

Gonzales, K., C. H. Richart, and K. J. Burns (2015). Fawn-breasted Tanager (Pipraeidea melanonota), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.fabtan1.01