family Thraupidae

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bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Oscines, Passeres, suborder Oscines, suborder Passeres - two names for the suborder of typical songbirds
tanager - any of numerous New World woodland birds having brightly colored males
genus Piranga, Piranga - a genus of Thraupidae
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For an up-to-date definition of tanager, we turned to the online Unabridged Merriam-Webster which defines it thus: "any of numerous American passerine birds (family Thraupidae) having brightly colored males, being mainly unmusical, and chiefly inhabiting woodlands."
The species of the family Thraupidae was the most representative in number of visits (43.50%) and fruit consumption (44.17%), followed by Tyrannidae (respectively 35.37% and 26.36%).
pusilla (Wilson), Wilson's I O warbler Family Thraupidae (tanagers) Piranga ludoviciana (Wilson), W R western tanager P.