French: Tangara mordoré German: Goldbrust-Würgertangare Spanish: Tangara fulva
Cayenne, French Guiana
Subspecies and Distribution
L. f. peruvianus
Carriker, 1934 – E base of Andes in W Venezuela (Táchira) S to S & SE Colombia, E Ecuador and NE Peru (S to N bank of R Marañón and R Amazon in San Martín and Loreto).
L. f. fulvus
(Boddaert, 1783) – SE Venezuela (S of R Orinoco), the Guianas, and N Brazil (N of R Amazon, E to Amapá).
15–17 cm; 19–30 g. Slender tanager with strong, sharply hooked bill with well-developed “tooth” on cutting edge of upper mandible. Male nominate race has entire head and... read more
Noisy. Frequently utters very loud, sharp, descending “tseuuu!” (may help those in mixed-species... read more
Fairly common to common in tall, humid terra firme and várzea forest, and at... read more
Food and feeding
Of four stomachs examined, two contained only vegetable matter and two contained both vegetable and animal matter; contents insects and... read more
Few data. Breeds in Oct in French Guiana. One nest reported as built in a palm, although this may not be a typical nest-site. No other... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Relatively widespread and fairly common. Range incorporates a number of protected areas, including Canaima National Park (Venezuela), Iwokrama... read more
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