French: Tangara à poitrine baie German: Maronenbrust-Finkentangare Spanish: Monterita torácica
Coastal mountains along Minas Gerais–Rio de Janeiro border, and highlands from E São Paulo and Paraná S to NE Rio Grande do Sul, in SE Brazil.
13·5 cm; 11–12·8 g. A dainty warbling-finch with rather petite bill with gently curved culmen. Male has grey head, large and bold white crescent below eye, blackish area... read more
Song a pleasant and sweet series of three or so repeated elements, elements separated by a short... read more
Montane-forest edge and shrubby situations or open woodland, as well as clearings with scattered... read more
Food and feeding
Small invertebrates; also fruit, such as the melastome Leandra sublanata. Gleans invertebrates from foliage. Forages in pairs and... read more
Breeding reported in Jan. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to locally fairly common. Occurs in various parks and preserves in Atlantic Forest zone of Brazil, including Itatiaia National Park, where... read more
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