French: Tangara à calotte grise German: Graukappen-Finkentangare Spanish: Hemispingo coronigrís
Andes of Trujillo, Mérida and N Táchira, in W Venezuela.
14 cm. Rather plain hemispingus with small, relatively thin bill. Has crown down to bottom of eye and to nape grey (hooded appearance), upperparts, including... read more
Possible song a sharp insistent “tee chew chew”, often followed by several single “chew” notes, or... read more
Humid and wet, mossy montane forest and forest borders with Chusquea bamboo; almost always... read more
Food and feeding
Little information on diet; appears to be mainly small arthropods. Occurs in pairs and in groups of up to 20 individuals (sometimes more)... read more
Resident. No local or seasonal movements reported.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Cordillera de Mérida EBA. Fairly common locally. Has small range,... read more
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