French: Organiste à ventre brun German: Schwarzbrauenorganist Spanish: Clorofonia pechicastaña
P. L. Sclater
Sierra de Perijá (Colombia–Venezuela border), and Andes of W Venezuela (S from Trujillo) S to Colombia (Norte de Santander; locally in W & C ranges), Ecuador (S on W slope to Pichincha, on E slope locally to Loja), and on E slope S to Peru (on Piura–Cajamarca border, and locally from Amazonas S to Huánuco).
12 cm; 16–18 g. Short-tailed, short-billed and chunky, with colourful, strongly marked plumage. Male has base of forehead green, rest of crown and nape rich cyanine-blue,... read more
Commonest call a soft, nasal “neck-nuur” repeated over and over, or occasionally 3–4 notes in the... read more
Humid and wet montane forest, especially heavily epiphyte-laden forest (cloudforest), along forest... read more
Food and feeding
Mostly berries of mistletoe (Loranthaceae), also berries of various species of Ericaceae, and observed to eat fruit of figs (Ficus... read more
Nest-building in Mar in Venezuela. Both sexes observed to bring material, nest apparently a tight, domed structure of tendrils and fibres,... read more
Resident. Perhaps some local movements in response to food abundance; reported as occurring locally... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Rare to uncommon over most of range. Probably declining. Present in numerous protected areas, including Sierra Nevada National Park (Venezuela),... read more
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