French: Grive coracine German: Schwarzklarino Spanish: Solitario negro
near San Pablo, Nariño, south-western Colombia
W slope of W Andes in Colombia (S from Chocó) and NW Ecuador.
23 cm. Male almost entirely black, with large white patch on lower face (submoustachial to ear-coverts); flight-feathers blackish, some white in carpal area; tail... read more
Song a weak yet far-carrying, high, buzzy, nasal “wreeeeeeenh”, lasting just over... read more
Wet, mossy subtropical cloudforest, foothill forest borders and tall second growth, using strata... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits, including berries smaller than 10cm, such as Miconia (e.g. M. theaezans) and Henriettella. Small numbers... read more
Jul in Colombia. Nest an open cup of fresh moss, lined with brownish rootlets, in two cases placed 3·5 m up in tree-fern (Cyathea... read more
Apparently makes altitudinal or local movements in Colombia; recorded in Valle only in May–... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Chocó EBA. Uncommon to locally fairly common in Colombia; only one locality known (in 1980s), above Junín (in W... read more
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