Brassy-breasted Tanager (Tangara desmaresti) - HBW 16, p. 216
French: Calliste de Desmarest
Spanish: Tangara de Desmarest
Other common names: Gould’s Tanager (“T. gouldi”)
Taxonomy: Tanagra Desmaresti Vieillot, 1819, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Based on molecular-genetic studies this species forms a monophyletic clade with T. fastuosa, T. seledon, T. cyanocephala and T. cyanoventris. Described form T. gouldi appears to be a hybrid between present species and T. cyanoventris. Monotypic.
Distribution: Coastal SE Brazil from SE Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo and Rio de Janeiro S through E São Paulo, E Paraná and E Santa Catarina.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 7 videos
Eating papaia feeder. Locality Piranguçu, Minas Gerais State, Brazil
josé de alencar bonafé 10 March 2005 4 years ago 18 sec 4.4
Perching, calling softly Locality Tres Picos State Park, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil
Juan Sanabria 1 November 2011 4 years ago 38 sec 4.1
Scenes of a bird eating Locality Tres Picos State Park, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil
Juan Sanabria 1 November 2011 4 years ago 29 sec 4
A bird in a pine tree Locality Tres Picos State Park, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil
Juan Sanabria 1 November 2011 4 years ago 18 sec 3.5
A brief view of a bird on a bush and flying away Locality Theodoro Trail, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Keith Blomerley 10 September 2005 9 years ago 6 sec 2.7
One adult bird eating Cecropia fruits. Locality Cantareira State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil
Carlos Gussoni 1 March 2016 7 weeks ago 9 sec 2.5
PhotosSee all 14 photos
Locality Campos do Jordao, São Paulo State, Brazil
Lindolfo Souto 28 May 2011 3 years ago 4.7
Locality Monte Verde, Camanducaia, Minas Gerais State, Brazil
Carlos Henrique 29 June 2008 6 years ago 4.6
An endemic brazilian bird.
Locality Guainumbi Reserve, Serra do Mar State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
José Augusto 28 June 2011 4 years ago 4.6
Locality São Luiz do Paraitinga, São Paulo State, Brazil
Lindolfo Souto 16 June 2013 2 years ago 4.5
an individual perched in a tree
Locality Tres Picos State Park, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil
Wim ten Have 15 September 2013 2 years ago 4.3
One adult bird perched (Reserva Bicudinho-do-brejo).
Locality Guaratuba Bay, Paraná State, Brazil
Carlos Gussoni 3 August 2013 2 years ago 4.2