French: Tangara à collier gris German: Graubrust-Finkentangare Spanish: Monterita de Cabanis
Other common names:
Paraguay = probably Bonpland, Misiones, Argentina
SE Paraguay, NE Argentina (Misiones and Corrientes S through Entre Ríos to extreme NE Buenos Aires), SE Brazil (S São Paulo and Paraná S to Rio Grande do Sul) and Uruguay.
15 cm; 18–21 g. A medium-sized warbling-finch with somewhat stout, yet point-tipped bill. Male has head grey, darker on crown, with slightly paler grey to white narrow... read more
Song a series of 4–5 repeated notes, high-pitched and with sibilant timbre, “tcheew... read more
Riparian forest, gallery forest, humid forest edge, and open woodlands; from sea-level up to 500 m. read more
Food and feeding
Invertebrates and seeds. Forages usually within 2 m of ground, rarely on ground. Forages alone and in pairs; also in small groups during... read more
Season Oct–Dec. Nest a cup made from vegetable fibres. Clutch 3 eggs, blue-green with black blotches. Often parasitized by Shiny... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common throughout its reasonably extensive range.
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