French: Calliste or-gris German: Silbermanteltangare Spanish: Tangara grisdorada
Río Sipí, Chocó, Colombia
E Panama from E Panamá Province (Cerro Azul) E to Darién (including Cerro Tacarcuna, Altos de Quía, Cerro Pirre and Cerro Sapo), and Pacific slope and lowlands of W Colombia and W Ecuador (S to Esmeraldas and Pichincha; also Cordillera de Chindul, in N Manabí).
15 cm; 30–32·6 g. Fairly large, plump, predominantly grey and black Tangara with black-speckled foreparts; “gold” colour inconspicuous. Plumage is mostly light... read more
Unlike most congeners, a notably vocal species. Several semi-musical calls and staccato notes, most... read more
Mainly humid to very wet (pluvial) forest, often on steep hillsides, forest borders, tall second... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits and berries, and arthropods. In W Colombia observed to eat more than 32 species of fruit (80% of 541 observations); Miconia... read more
Nests found in early Jul, early Aug and Dec; nest-building seen in Jan, and nest in Feb and pair feeding fledgling in Apr; in upper... read more
Resident; no evidence of any seasonal movements in W Colombia.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to fairly common. Occurs at rather low density or distributed locally in Chocó–Pacific forests. Occurs in a few protected sites, such as Los... read more
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