French: Tangara capucin German: Rosaschnabeltangare Spanish: Tangara piquirrubio
Other common names:
Santa Fe de Bogotá, Colombia
S end of Andes in W Venezuela (S Táchira) and generally in Andes of Colombia, NW & E Ecuador and N Peru (N and W of Marañón Valley).
16–17 cm, 18·5–24·5 g. Adult has entire head, throat and chest medium grey (“hood”), throat and chest slightly paler; upperparts, including uppertail-coverts, tail and... read more
Song a 3–4-second jumble of moderate- and high-pitched, squeaky, sputtering notes delivered rapidly... read more
Humid and wet montane forest and forest borders; in some areas shows affinity for disturbed areas... read more
Food and feeding
Overall more insectivorous than Chlorospingus, but no specific data on diet. Occurs mostly in pairs or in small groups of 3–8... read more
Three breeding-condition birds in Jul–Aug in Colombia (at N end of W... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Uncommon to fairly common along most of E slope of Andes; elsewhere, records somewhat sparse. In NW Ecuador, known only from two... read more
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