French: Tangara à boucles d’or German: Goldring-Bergtangare Spanish: Tangara del Tatamá
Cerro Tatamá, 6700 feet [c. 2040 m], Chocó, Colombia
W Andes of Colombia: Las Orquídeas National Park (W Antioquia), and four sites in Chocó–Risaralda–Valle del Cauca border region (vicinity of Cerro Tatamá).
16 cm; male 39·5–46·6 g, female 44·6–46·5 g. Small and rather dark, with distinctive facial pattern. Male has lores, entire crown and... read more
Song a sharp, high-pitched “tseeeeuuur” in groups of c. 3–6 notes. Call a sharp... read more
Occupies wet mossy montane forest (cloudforest), especially along ridges, at elevations of c. 1600... read more
Food and feeding
Few data. Diet fruit and arthropods; stomachs examained contained 70–90% fruit; takes insects when foraging in mixed-species flocks.... read more
Season Feb–Jul; nests found in Mar and Jul, female feeding fledglings in Jun and stub-tailed juveniles seen in Jul, also male carrying nest... read more
No information. Presumably resident.
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Chocó EBA. Rare to uncommon; locally common. Estimated global population fewer than 2500 individuals within total... read more
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