French: Tohi sombre German: Rußkopf-Buschammer Spanish: Atlapetes sombrío
San Agustín, 5000 feet [c. 1525 m], Huila, Colombia
Upper Magdalena Valley (in Huila), in SW Colombia.
17–18 cm; two males average 32·5 g. A dull-coloured brush-finch with distinctly graduated tail. Has crown down to lores, cheek and ear-coverts dusky olive, often nearing... read more
Song a short and quickly delivered series lasting c. 1 second, “swee-see chipi”, with springy and... read more
Humid forest edge, in shrubbery and understorey, also low second growth and clearings with dense... read more
Food and feeding
Little information on diet. Relatively arboreal, but forages also on ground; foraging strata mainly 0·5–6 m above ground. Much foraging is... read more
Birds in breeding condition in Feb–Apr in S Huila. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Colombian Inter-Andean Slopes EBA. Fairly common to common. Has small... read more
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