French: Calliste de Desmarest German: Orangebrusttangare Spanish: Tangara de Desmarest
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Coastal SE Brazil from SE Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo and Rio de Janeiro S through E São Paulo, E Paraná and E Santa Catarina.
13 cm; 19–21·5 g. Colourful, predominantly green tanager with blue on face and large golden patch on throat and chest. Has narrow area around bill and well-... read more
Contact note a high, thin “tseee” or abrupt “tsit!”, singly or repeated... read more
Found mainly in humid pre-montane and montane forest and at forest edge, less often in second... read more
Food and feeding
Mostly fruits, some arthropods. Reported items include melastome berries, Urtica and myrtle. One stomach contained only vegetable... read more
Nest in Jan and another in Feb in Rio de Janeiro (Itatiaia massif). Both sexes bring nest material, but one assumes majority of... read more
Resident; possibly some movement in Espírito Santo.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Atlantic Forest Mountains EBA. Locally fairly common. Confined mainly to montane regions where remnant forest... read more
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