French: Organiste de Jamaïque German: Gimpelorganist Spanish: Eufonia jamaicana
11 cm; c. 17 g. Small, plain greyish euphonia with notably short, thick bill. Male is mainly bluish-grey (can look rather bluish in good light), narrow area at bend of wing... read more
Song a sweet, musical “chur-chur-chur-chur-chur-chwit”, last note rising, or sometimes... read more
Woodland, borders, open or shrubby areas with trees, gardens and orchards; most common in open... read more
Food and feeding
Mostly small fruits and berries, especially mistletoe berries (Loranthaceae), last-mentioned forming a major part of diet; reported also as... read more
Reported season Feb–May. Nest built by both sexes, a domed structure with side entrance, made from mixture of grass, stems and vegetable... read more
Resident. Reported to undertake seasonal movements around the island.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Jamaica EBA. Common and widespread. No population trends available, but seems to be at little short-term risk.... read more
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