French: Cassique noir German: Anthrazitstirnvogel Spanish: Cacique negro
Garrapata, Río Magdalena, Antioquia, Colombia
E Panama (Panamá Province and Darién) and NW Colombia (Chocó, Antioquia and Caldas).
Male c. 47 cm, female c. 39 cm. Has bare facial skin pale blue, pink wattle at base of bill; otherwise mostly black, becoming dark chestnut on scapulars, upperwing-... read more
Male in display has loud song with low-pitched gurgles and high-pitched metallic notes; resembles... read more
Humid forest and forest edge, also nearby plantations; to 800 m.
Food and feeding
Few details available on diet; presumably feeds on insects and other arthropods, small vertebrates, fruit, and nectar of large flowers.... read more
Season Feb in Panama and Apr–Jun in Colombia. Probably polygynous. Nests in colonies of up to at least 20 nests. Male gives deep bows while... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Darién Lowlands EBA and Nechí Lowlands EBA. Uncommon to locally common. Range sufficiently extensive, and... read more
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