French: Oriole unifascié German: Bindentrupial Spanish: Turpial alibarrado
Veracruz, Mexico; error = Cobán, Alta Vera Paz, Guatemala
S Mexico (E Oaxaca and Chiapas) across C Guatemala to N El Salvador; also SW Honduras, where status uncertain#R.
20·5–23 cm; 31–59 g. Male has head to upper breast and back black, rump yellow, underparts below breast golden-yellow; upperwing black, yellow shoulder patch (lesser and... read more
Song a slow series of whistles and warbles. Common call a dry chatter.
Xeric oak (Quercus) scrub and woodland, semi-deciduous woodland, open areas; mostly at 500... read more
Food and feeding
Little information. Diet probably insects and other arthropods, fruit and nectar. Visits flowering trees (possibly Erythrina) with... read more
Birds in breeding condition during May–Jun. No other information.
Some local movements apparent, perhaps related to blooming seasons of trees.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in North Central American Highlands EBA. Locally rare to uncommon, and generally scarce. Total range covers c. 80,... read more
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