French: Organiste chalybé German: Bronzeorganist Spanish: Eufonia bronceada
Other common names:
Ipanema, São Paulo, Brazil
SE Brazil (from Rio de Janeiro and extreme S Minas Gerais#R S to C Rio Grande do Sul) and adjacent E Paraguay (Canindeyú S to Guairá and Itapúa) and NE Argentina (Misiones and Corrientes).
11 cm; 18–20 g. Relatively large euphonia with noticeably thick bill. Male has small yellow frontal band, lores blackish; rest of head and upperparts, including upper... read more
Call a short series, “chik chik chik chik chik”, duration c. 1 second. Song a squeaky and raspy... read more
Primarily humid forest, wooded borders, tall second growth, and clearings with large trees.... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits; also, insects, including caterpillars, and spiders (Araneae). Reported to favour epiphytic fruits, including those of Rhipsalis... read more
Breeding recorded in Oct in Brazil (Paraná). Nest a rounded structure of plant stems and leaves with side entrance, much as those of... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Fairly common locally in SE Brazil Atlantic Forests from Rio de Janeiro S to Rio Grande do Sul. In E Paraguay... read more
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