French: Organiste à ventre marron German: Braunbauchorganist Spanish: Eufonia ventricastaña
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
E & SE Brazil (Pernambuco and Alagoas; C Mato Grosso and S Bahia S to C Rio Grande do Sul), adjacent E Paraguay and NE Argentina (Misiones).
11 cm; 15–16·5 g. Rather small euphonia with thick bill, male distinctive in having no yellow forehead patch and no white in tail. Male has head to breast and... read more
Call a series of up to five coarse, low-pitched rattles, “j’a’a’a’a,... read more
Canopy of humid forest, along forest borders and in tree-scattered clearings. Sea-level to 1550 m... read more
Food and feeding
Small fruits, including those of melastomes, epiphytes, epiphytic cacti, Cecropia, palms, and Solanum; observed also to... read more
Breeding reported in Jan in SE Brazil (Rio de Janeiro) and Aug in Paraguay. Dome-shaped nest with small side entrance, made from mosses and... read more
Resident. Reports that this species may wander or undertake seasonal elevational movements in part... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common and widespread in SE Brazil and in extreme NE Argentina and E Paraguay. Deforestation extensive over most of its range, but generally... read more
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