Thursday, October 2, 2014


At home, in tropical rain forests to the east and north of the Amazon basin, paradise tanager (lat. Tangara Chilensis) is more commonly known as the "seven-colored bird" that is perfectly suited to the description of its bright, shimmering in shades of plumage. Nature paint a paradise feathers Tanagra, have not regretted the most saturated colors - the head is decorated with light green, almost neon, feathers, stomach - the dark, turning into turquoise, tail and wings draw attention fantastic yellow. Lower back paradise Tanagra isolated blood-red, and the upper part of the wings and tail - black. Externally, males and females of paradise Tanagra practically do not differ from each other and determine who is who can only by observing their behavior - males more melodious and, of course, do not lay eggs.When the partner is found, and the place chosen for the nest, paradise Tanagra almost all of their time will be carried out in search of a suitable material for the nest - for this purpose will fit moss, twigs, large leaves. When you have finished building and setting aside two or three eggs, paradise Tanagra need only two weeks on their incubation. their nests Seven Coloured birds build on the top of the arch of evergreen rainforest, where they would be beyond the reach of predators and, last but not least, will hatch eggs in conditions of high humidity, which would be beneficial for the health of future offspring. Paradise Tanager - a bird, to which you can easily apply the expression "early bird".Every morning, when other birds are still asleep, and the fog just drops to the ground, paradise Tanagra begin their morning physical exercise - preening its feathers and preen, bathed in dew drops. When they wake up the neighbors, these little iridescent birds will already be clean and well-fed. Surprisingly, these colorful birds almost impossible to find in the southern part of the Amazon basin, as well as in open areas - they live just north of the deepest rivers in the world and only in wet forests. bright color or perhaps sociable character attracted to them by representatives of other species, who are happy to spend time in the company of their neighbors. Tanagra adult sizes range from 13 to 15 centimeters, and it may well live in the house as a pet. However, be aware that this bird - the inhabitant of South America and, in large cells and large amounts of drinking water, needs a special diet in the form of fresh bananas, pears, orange slices, or dates, with the addition of a variety of insects.


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