French: Organiste louis-d’or German: Hispaniolaorganist Spanish: Eufonia de La Española
Other common names:
Antillean Euphonia (when treated as conspecific with E. sclateri and E. flavifrons)
J. F. Gmelin
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Hispaniola and Gonâve I.
10 cm; 12·4–16 g, eight birds from Guadeloupe 13·4–18·5 g. Small euphonia with short thick bill. Male nominate race has lores, side of head... read more
Song a trilling, tinkling “tuc-tuc-tuc...”, punctuated with sharp whistles, often in... read more
Occurs in dry to humid and wet forest and along borders and disturbed areas, wherever mistletoe (... read more
Food and feeding
Small fruits, e.g. on St Vincent reported as eating buds of silk-cotton tree (Bombax); believed to eat catkins of Cecropia... read more
Season Jan–Jul. Nest a grassy domed structure with side entrance, usually well concealed in moss and epiphytes in tree; on St Vincent... read more
Chiefly resident. Seasonal elevational movements between highlands and lowlands reported, as yet... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Hispaniola EBA, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands EBA and Lesser Antilles EBA. Common in most of Hispaniola,... read more
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