His pale blue breast contrasts with electric yellows and oranges and greens creating unbelievable rainbow suit of color

The multicolored tanager (Chlorochrysa nitidissima) is a Thraupidae family bird.

His pale blue breast contrasts with electric yellows and oranges and greens creating unbelievable rainbow suit of color

Males have a bright green nape and wings, a yellow crown, face, and throat, chestnut and black ear coverts, and a chestnut and black throat.

He has a blue rump, breasts, and belly, with a black patch in the center.

Females of this species are duller and lack the male’s yellow mantle and black patch on the belly.

Both sexes of juveniles resemble the female.

Multicolored Tanagers are endemic to the Occidental and Central Cordilleras of Colombia.

His pale blue breast contrasts with electric yellows and oranges and greens creating unbelievable rainbow suit of color

Where they can be found at elevations ranging from 1300 to 2200 meters.

This species appears to prefer mature forested areas, though it has been recorded in mature secondary forested areas and forest edges as well.

The Multicolored Tanager forages for insects on the undersides of leaves and tree limbs in these habitats.

It has also been observed consuming ripe fruit.

Apart from isolated reports, little is known about these birds’ breeding habits.

His pale blue breast contrasts with electric yellows and oranges and greens creating unbelievable rainbow suit of color

A male and female were filmed feeding chicks in the same area in 1990.

The breeding season appears to last from November to August.

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