French: Tangara étincelant German: Rotohr-Bunttangare Spanish: Tangara verde
Colombia on W slope of C Andes (Antioquia) and Pacific slope of W Andes (from Risaralda) S to Ecuador (Pichincha and El Oro).
13 cm; 20–24·5 g. Small, brilliant green, strong-legged tanager with bill thinner and longer than that of Tangara. Male is glistening emerald-green... read more
All vocalizations have wheezy or lispy sound. Commonest call during foraging a high, lisping and... read more
Canopy and borders of wet mossy forest (cloudforest) and older second growth. Recorded at c. 700–... read more
Food and feeding
Small arthropods, including larvae; also fruit. In Colombian study, insect captures accounted for 62% of foraging records and included many... read more
Season evidently May–Sept in Colombia, including two breeding-condition birds in Jun at N end of C Andes, nesting evidence Apr–Jun in Valle... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: present in Chocó EBA. Uncommon. Confined to narrow band of pre-montane and montane wet forest on W... read more
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