French: Calliste moustachu German: Blaubarttangare Spanish: Tangara bigotuda
El Paillon [= Estero Pailón], near Buenaventura, Valle, Colombia
Colombia (W slope of W Andes from Mutatá, in W Antioquia, and C Chocó) S to W Ecuador (Pichincha, once to Los Ríos).
13 cm. Small tanager with green body, black face and throat, and conspicuous blue malar. Has face, including lores, area around eye, side of head and throat black, surrounded... read more
Call or contact note during foraging a shrill buzzy “tzzeee”, similar to that of T... read more
Canopy and borders of wet forest to pluvial forest, older second growth, forest regrowth around... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits, some arthropods. Occurs in pairs or in family groups of 3–4 individuals, and a regular member of mixed-species flocks.... read more
One adult carrying food to a cup-nest on high mossy limb in Jan in Colombia (W Valle). No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Chocó EBA. Rare to uncommon, locally fairly common. Generally occurs at... read more
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