French: Paruline à tête grise German: Grauwangen-Waldsänger Spanish: Reinita cabecigrís
P. L. Sclater and Salvin
woods of Caripe, Venezuela
Cordillera de Caripe (NE Venezuela).
14 cm. Head is grey with white supraloral stripe, indistinct white flecking on ear-coverts; upperparts olive-green; throat and underparts yellow; iris dark; bill blackish;... read more
Song a lively, slurred, melodic "(hu)wee-che-tseew", repeated several times. Contact call... read more
Recorded in a wide variety of montane forest habitats including undisturbed cloudforest, secondary... read more
Food and feeding
Probably feeds mainly on insects and other invertebrates. The few recent observations have been of individuals foraging at low to middle... read more
Nest only recently discovered, in late May 2006; two juveniles seen in Aug 1994; season probably May–Jul. One nest found, a domed cup... read more
Sedentary. Some possible seasonal altitudinal movement indicated by several old records at 1850... read more
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Caripe-Paria Region EBA. Rare and local. Has very small global range and global population, and has suffered extensive... read more
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