French: Bruant à plastron German: Schwarzbrustammer Spanish: Chingolo pechinegro
Tehotepec, Puebla, Mexico
WC & SC Mexico from S Jalisco and Colima E to Morelos and Puebla, S to Guerrero and SW Oaxaca.
15–15·5 cm; 18–27·6 g. A medium-sized sparrow. Has head blackish, white loral spot and moustachial stripe; white throat bordered by thin black malar stripe and black... read more
Song, sometimes in duet, typically a high liquid twittering preceded by one to a few short... read more
Arid tropical scrub-forest and thorn-forest with trees 11–32 m tall and with continuous canopy of... read more
Food and feeding
Little information on diet; in breeding season, at least, mainly animal items, especially insects, such as lepidopteran larvae,... read more
Season May–Sept; probably double-brooded, and perhaps multi-brooded. Apparently monogamous, and generally seen in pairs. Nest made from dry... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Balsas Region and Interior Oaxaca EBA. Often common or very common in appropriate habitat.
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