(Thraupis palmarum)

FUN FACT

On Trinidad and Tobago, the Palm Tanager is known as "Green Jean."

Distribution

Nicaragua south to Paraguay, Bolivia and southern Brazil. The Palm Tanager can also be found on the islands of Trinidad and Tobago.

Habitat

Semi-open areas, including farms and gardens.

Diet

Fruit and nectar, as well as bugs and caterpillars.

Breeding

Status

Not Under Threat (Least Concern)

At the Aviary

See the Palm Tanager in our Wetlands of the Americas exhibit.