French: Cassique vert German: Grünschopf-Stirnvogel Spanish: Cacique verde
Cayenne, French Guiana
E & S Venezuela, the Guianas, and SE Colombia (Vichada and Amazonas), E Ecuador, NE & C Peru and extreme N Bolivia (E Pando) E across most of Amazonian Brazil (E to Marajó I and W Maranhão, S to N Rondônia).
Male average 48·5 cm, 405 g; female average 37 cm, 215 g. Male has head to back and most of underparts yellowish-olive, a few thin feathers forming small green nuchal crest;... read more
Male songs variable and complex, usually more musical than those of congeners. In Venezuela loudest... read more
Tall humid forests, preferably primary forest. Found from várzea and gallery forest to... read more
Food and feeding
Insects and other arthropods; stomach contents from Suriname and Brazil include orthopterans (of family Tettigoniidae), bugs (Hemiptera),... read more
Season Feb–Apr in Venezuela and Suriname and Jul–Dec in Brazil (Amazonas). Probably moderately polygynous. Breeds in rather small colonies... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Relatively abundant throughout most of Amazonia and the Guianan region; scarcer or local at edge of its range, e.g. in NE Venezuela (Sucre) and in S... read more
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