Genus Nesospingus

Puerto rican tanager - On average the Puerto Rican Tanager measures 16 cm and weights 36 g. These birds are found in groups of about 12 individuals. They are usually found in dense vegetation. This tanager roosts in palm trees or bamboo. The Puerto Rican Tanager eats palm fruits, ants and species from the Cecropia genus. Evidence shows that they also eat spiders, lizards and frogs. Its cup-shaped nest is no higher than 9 m in trees. Cream colored eggs speckled with a darker shade of brown. The species breeds from January to August.

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Thraupidae
Genus : Nesospingus