French: Tangara aux yeux jaunes German: Schlichtfinkentangare Spanish: Hemispingo modesto
Maraynioc, Junín, Peru
E slope of Andes in Peru (S side of Marañón Valley in Amazonas) S to W Bolivia (La Paz).
13 cm; 10–15 g. A small, slender, relatively thin-billed, rather dull hemispingus. Has crown to nape, side of head to below eye, and upperparts, including tail and... read more
Song, often as duet by pair, a fast sputtering series of variably pitched notes without obvious... read more
Humid montane forest, elfin forest and forest borders, to tree-line; locally in patches of degraded... read more
Food and feeding
Nine stomachs contained insects. In pairs and in small groups of up to 5–6 individuals, usually with mixed flocks. Forages from eye... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to locally fairly common. Occurs in a few protected areas, most notably Manu National Park, in Peru. Much suitable montane and tree-line... read more
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