French: Viréo du Choco German: Kolumbienvireo Spanish: Vireo del Chocó
Salaman and Stiles
Alto de Pisones, 7 km NW of Gaguadas, Municipio de Mistrato, Departamento de Risaralda, Colombia
W slope of W Andes in Colombia (patchily Antioquia S to Nariño) and NW Ecuador (Esmeraldas, Pichincha).
11–11·5 cm; 11·0–11·4 g. Olive on crown, becoming brighter and greener on upperparts; supraloral area ochraceous, extending as broad whitish supercilium... read more
Song, usually from upper canopy, a rapid series of c. 10 notes, lasting c. 2 seconds; sonagram... read more
In Colombia found in primary rainforest, usually on steep slopes, with rather broken canopy c. 20... read more
Food and feeding
Seen to take caterpillars; stomach contents of one specimen included beetles (Coleoptera) and bugs (Hemiptera). Forages actively, more in... read more
In SW Colombia, adults feeding fledged young on 6th and 15th Aug, and juvenile male mist-netted on 25th Aug had skull only 30% ossified. No... read more
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Restricted range species: present in Chocó EBA. A recently described species. Until recently, known from just three locations: Alto de Pisones (in... read more
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