French: Organiste de Finsch German: Finschorganist Spanish: Eufonia de Finsch
P. L. Sclater and Salvin
Venezuela (near Santa Elena de Uairén and specimen from near Cerro Roraima, both in extreme SE Bolívar), adjacent N Brazil (NE Roraima) and E across C Guyana, W & N Suriname and N French Guiana.
9 cm; 10–11 g. Small euphonia with bill relatively short and thin for genus. Male has small dark yellow forecrown patch extending to rear of eye; rest of head to foreneck and... read more
Call a clear, whistled “dee-dee”, this varied to “dee-dee-dee”, or even to 4 notes, and overall... read more
Found primarily along gallery-forest borders, bushy savanna with scattered trees and, in Suriname,... read more
Food and feeding
Small fruits and berries, e.g. mistletoe berries (Loranthaceae); probably some insects. Pairs or small groups (possibly families), often... read more
Male with greatly enlarged gonads in mid-Apr in Suriname. No other information.
Resident. Any movements likely confined to short-distance seasonal wandering; has been found only... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Generally uncommon and perhaps also very local throughout its range; can be difficult to find and seems nowhere very numerous. Occurs in a few... read more
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