French: Calliste de Schrank German: Goldbrusttangare Spanish: Tangara de Schrank
no locality = Tabatinga, Rio Solimões, Brazil
Subspecies and Distribution
T. s. venezuelana
Phelps, Sr & Phelps, Jr, 1957 – S & SE Venezuela (E & S Amazonas and S Bolívar from upper R Caura E to upper R Caroní).
T. s. schrankii
(Spix, 1825) – SE Colombia (from Caquetá and Vaupés) S through E Ecuador and E Peru to EC Bolivia (Santa Cruz), and E in Brazil (mostly S of R Amazon) to E Amazonas, W Pará and NW Mato Grosso.
12 cm; 14–23 g. Colourful green, yellow and black plumage. Male nominate race is mainly bright emerald-green; forehead, supraloral line and narrow area around eye black... read more
Calls and contact calls are high, thin “chit” and “tsi” notes, often... read more
Humid terra firme and várzea forest in lowlands, and decreasing numbers in humid... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits, especially Cecropia, also some arthropods. Of 17 stomachs examined, 14 contained only vegetable matter and two only animal... read more
Few nests found, in Jul, Aug and Oct in E Peru, and Sept in SE Ecuador; females in breeding condition Jul–Dec (but very few specimens... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Widespread and common across much of W Amazonia. Occurs in a number of large protected areas, among them Canaima National Park (Venezuela), Amacayacu... read more
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