French: Geai nain German: Zwerghäher Spanish: Chara enana
du Bus de Gisignies
Mountains in N Hidalgo#R, Veracruz and adjacent Puebla and Oaxaca (sierras of Juárez, Aloapaneca and Zempoaltepec), in E Mexico.
20–23 cm; 40–42 g. Forehead is lavender-coloured, crown and rest of upperparts, including upperwing and tail, cyan-blue, lores, malar region and ear-coverts black... read more
Small vocal repertoire. Most common vocalization a nasal and harsh, but high-pitched double... read more
Humid mixed pine-oak-fir (Pinus-Quercus-Abies) forests between 1400 m... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods; no records of vegetable items in diet. Foraging individuals investigate in and around epiphytes, including clumps of bromeliads... read more
Laying from late Mar to late Apr, and completely independent young in loose flocks in early Jul. Solitary nester, breeding as simple pair.... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Southern Sierra Madre Oriental EBA. Fairly common to uncommon and local; recent records from extreme E Querétaro (... read more
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