Santo Domingo, Marcapata, south-eastern Peru.
Hitherto treated as conspecific with C. calliparaea, but differs (in male) in its central crown patch small and yellow vs larger and rusty-gold (2); lower neck patch dull scarlet vs bronzy-orange, and not starting on lower ear-coverts (2); throat deep blue vs matt black, and continuing as broad deep blue breast narrowing to a well-defined broad stripe down belly (3); upper rump pale strong blue vs iridescent turquoise (ns); head sides green like rest of plumage vs shot with pale blue (ns). Monotypic.
E slope of Andes of S Peru (from Cuzco) S to Bolivia (S to NW Cochabamba).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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