French: Tangara glauque German: Blauflecktangare Spanish: Tangara glauca
N Colombia (from N Bolívar and Atlántico) E across arid Caribbean coast of Venezuela (to Sucre, and inland in llanos S to Barinas, Apure, Guárico and N Anzoátegui); also Margarita I.
16 cm; c. 31–37 g. Has head and upperparts dull smoky grey with greenish tinge (no contrast between head and back); central tail feathers dull greenish-grey, outer feathers... read more
Song distinctive, a pulsating series of remarkably high-pitched notes that swell in volume as song... read more
Dry deciduous woodland, dry scrub and thorny vegetation, trees along streams, plantations, and... read more
Food and feeding
Fruit and insects. Single individuals or pairs stay mostly well up in trees; also sometimes in small groups of 3–5 individuals. Forages for... read more
Nest records in Apr–Jul (Anzoátegui) and Aug (Guárico) in Venezuela; three breeding-condition birds Apr–Jul in Colombia (César Valley). May... read more
In E Falcón (Venezuela) numbers increase dramatically during May–Jul/Aug, remaining high perhaps... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Generally uncommon, and found at low density. Less numerous and much less widespread than T. episcopus. Occurs in a few protected areas,... read more
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