French: Tohi à tête rousse German: Braunbart-Buschammer Spanish: Atlapetes cabecirrufo
d’Orbigny and Lafresnaye
Tacora [= Totora], Cochabamba, Bolivia
Andes of Bolivia (from La Paz S to Tarija) and adjacent NW Argentina (S to Jujuy and Salta).
17 cm; one bird 28·2 g. Head down to cheek, ear-coverts, side of neck and nape cinnamon, contrasting yellow patch on lores and yellow submoustachial area, latter... read more
Song, from low vegetation, tends to be relatively uniform, is short and explosive, with... read more
Edge of semi-humid Yungas forest, undergrowth in moist open woodland, especially where alders (... read more
Food and feeding
Insects and seeds recorded as eaten; also fruits. Forages from just above ground to 3 m up in shrubbery. Also searches along thick moss-... read more
Eggs in Jan in N Argentina (Jujuy). No other information.
Resident; some evidence that some move downslope, to as low as 400 m in elevation, in winter.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally fairly common. Has reasonably extensive range and is reasonably abundant within it, and there is no evidence for any declines in its numbers... read more
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