French: Bruant à queue rousse German: Zimtschwanzammer Spanish: Chingolo colicanela
Juchitán, Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico
Pacific slope of SE Oaxaca and extreme SW Chiapas, in S Mexico.
14·5–16·5 cm; 23·1–30·1 g. A fairly large sparrow. Has rufous crown with narrow darker streaks, grey median crownstripe, pale grey... read more
Song a sprightly tinkling series of chipping notes, sometimes whistle-like, often with 1–5... read more
Slightly open areas in arid tropical scrub (with Jatropha and Ipomoea) up to 6 m... read more
Food and feeding
Little information on diet; probably seeds, small insects, spiders (Araneae) and fruits. Sometimes takes nectar. Apparently eats... read more
Egg-laying from early Jun to early Sept, and bird in breeding condition on 22nd May in Oaxaca; double-brooded. Nest not described; probably... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Isthmus of Tehuantepec EBA. Locally fairly common to common. Estimated... read more
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