Specimen, Bird

Tangara chilensis. Common name: Paradise tanager. It is a small bird with a bright lime green head. The front is a blue, starting with a darker blue and going into a bright light blue. The wings are black. On the rump is a yellow/red patch where most of the feathers are white downy like. Possibly some of the feathers are missing. The beak is open.
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Collected by William Swainson.
Species described by Vigors 1832
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