French: Tangara à front noir German: Schwarzgesichttangare Spanish: Tangara de anteojos
Narrowly along E slope of Andes from N Peru (S from S Amazonas and San Martín) S to Bolivia and N Argentina (N Jujuy); SE Brazil (S Mato Grosso, S Goiás and S Bahia S to N Rio Grande do Sul) and adjacent NE Argentina and E Paraguay (E of R Paraguay).
16 cm; 16–26 g, 21·7–29·5 g (Brazil). Male has a black mask extending from forehead back onto broad patch around eye; yellow crown patch (usually... read more
Two song types described in Brazil: the first a rambling series of slurred whistles mixed with... read more
In Andes found mainly in humid forest borders and forest light-gaps with thick undergrowth; c. 1000... read more
Food and feeding
Of 31 stomachs examined, six contained only vegetable matter and 22 only animal matter, and three contained both; contents included beetles... read more
Breeding recorded in Brazil in Oct (São Paulo) and Nov (Rio de Janeiro). In SE Brazil, a cup-nest was 1 m up in bamboo in forest, contained... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to fairly common. Andean population uncommon and local; E population generally more numerous, and considered abundant in mountains of... read more
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