The seven-colored tanager (Tangara fastuosa) is a vulnerable species of bird in the family Thraupidae. It is endemic to forests in north-eastern Brazil. It resembles the overall greener green-headed tanager; a species confusingly known as the seven-coloured tanager (saíra-sete-cores) in Portuguese.
The Seven-colored tanager is a 13.5 cm bird named for the spectacular coloration of its feathers.
- Turquoise-green: Head, chin and mantle
- Black: Lores, area around bill, back, shoulders, and throat
- Bright blue: Breast and edge of tail
- Ultramarine blue: Belly
- Paler turquoise-blue: Wing-coverts
- Dark blue: Edging to wing feathers
- Orange: Edging to tertials, rump and lower back
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