French: Organiste à calotte bleue German: Blauscheitelorganist Spanish: Clorofonia coroniazul
du Bus de Gisignies
E Mexico (from Veracruz) S to N Nicaragua.
13 cm; 25–27·5 g. Short-tailed, with stubby bill, chunky shape and predominantly green-and-yellow plumage. Male has rather small, circular turquoise-blue central crown patch... read more
Most common calls include a rather low, nasal “enk” and “enk-it”, and a plaintive downward-... read more
Humid montane forest, shady plantations, and scattered trees in clearings. Recorded at 500–2500 m,... read more
Food and feeding
Diet believed to be almost entirely fruit; possibly some insects. Feeds heavily on mistletoe berries (Loranthaceae) and other small berries... read more
Nests found in Apr in Mexico. Nest built by both sexes, a rounded or domed structure with small side entrance, constructed from bark, moss... read more
Resident. Some post-breeding wandering or seasonal movements from higher to lower elevations, but... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common to fairly common in Mexico. Occurs in a few protected areas, including El Triunfo National Park (Mexico), Celaque, Cusuco and La Muralla... read more
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