French: Habia de Stolzmann German: Ockerbrustkardinal Spanish: Tangara pechiocre
Berlepsch and Taczanowski, 1884,
Races weakly differentiated. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution
H. s. dugandi
(Meyer de Schauensee, 1948) – Pacific slope of Andes in Colombia (C Chocó and Risaralda S to Nariño); extreme NW Ecuador (El Placer, in Esmeraldas).
H. s. stolzmanni
(Berlepsch & Taczanowski, 1884) – W slope of Andes in Ecuador from Pichincha S to El Oro.
17 cm; 36·6–43 g. Large and robust, with stout bill and few obvious field marks. Nominate race has head and upperparts, including upperwing and tail, dull dark olive-green... read more
Rather vocal, like many congeners. Dawn song, given all year, from high exposed canopy perch, a... read more
Mostly in lower storey of wet foothill and pre-montane forest and along adjacent borders; recorded... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits and insects, also flowers. Of 232 feeding records in study in upper R Anchicayá watershed (W Valle del Cauca), in Colombia, fruit-... read more
In Colombia (R Anchicayá), four nests found mid-Jan to mid-Feb, stub-tailed fledgling early Apr, and one female with brood patch in mid-Jun... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common to common locally in Colombia and extreme NW Ecuador (El Placer); decidedly less numerous and more local S in W Ecuador. Occurs in only... read more
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