Crimson-collared Tanager Ramphocelus sanguinolentus

Ragupathy Kannan, Anant Deshwal, Pooja Panwar, Steven Hilty, and Eduardo de Juana
Version: 2.0 — Published May 7, 2020


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Very little information; hops and peers in foliage when foraging.


There is no information on territory or home range size, but Crimson-collared Tanager is reported to be much more territorial than Scarlet-rumped Tanager (R. passerinii) (9).

Sexual Behavior

Little known; presumably is socially monogamous.

Social and Interspecific Behavior

Crimson-collared Tanager is less gregarious than other members of the genus Ramphocelus, but instead usually is solitary or in pairs (6, 1, 9, 14). Occasionally joins feeding aggregations at fruiting trees (6), but generally does not accompany mixed species flocks (1, 9).


No information.

Recommended Citation

Kannan, R., A. Deshwal, P. Panwar, S. Hilty, and E. de Juana (2020). Crimson-collared Tanager (Ramphocelus sanguinolentus), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (T. S. Schulenberg, S. M. Billerman, and B. K. Keeney, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.crctan1.02