French: Chipiu de Cochabamba German: Cochabamba-Finkentangare Spanish: Monterita de Cochabamba
Vacas, Cochabamba, Bolivia
Cochabamba, adjacent N Potosí and recently recorded in Chuquisaca (Órganos Punta#R), C & SC Bolivia.
17–18 cm. Rather large and heavy finch with long tail, but stocky and thickset body. Most of head and upperparts are leaden grey, with bold orange-rufous forehead,... read more
Males has two song types: one given near nest, and while female building, a series of 3–5... read more
Humid inter-Andean valleys with moist ravines near tree-line, in narrow transitional zone between... read more
Food and feeding
No information on diet. Forages low in shrubbery and on ground.
Breeds in rainy season, Jan–Apr; generally single-brooded, but will renest if first attempt fails. Nest built by female, male helping... read more
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Uncommon to rare in Cochabamba; locally frequent in Potosí. Estimated global population in 1990s between 400 and 4000 individuals, and declining. Rate of... read more
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