Puerto Rican Spindalis Spindalis portoricensis

Puerto Rican Spindalis Spindalis portoricensis



The Puerto Rican Spindalis, Spindalis portoricensis, is a tanager endemic to the island of Puerto Rico, where it is commonly known as Reina Mora. The species is widely distributed throughout the island and is an important part of the Puerto Rican ecosystem because of its help in seed dispersal and plant reproduction. The Puerto Rican Spindalis has been proposed as the national bird of Puerto Rico.

Factsheet: Puerto Rican Spindalis Spindalis portoricensis 

 

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