French: Mitrospin viréon German: Olivnacken-Stärlingstangare Spanish: Tangara verdioliva
near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Espírito Santo S to E Santa Catarina and NE Rio Grande do Sul#R, in SE Brazil.
18–19 cm. Olive and yellow tanager lacking distinctive markings, with bill relatively slender. Plumage is uniformly olive above, including wing and tail, slightly darker on... read more
Loud “wheek!” and other notes during foraging, often heard well before groups appear in view; call... read more
Tall humid montane forest and forest borders in coastal mountains, at 900–1800 m.
Food and feeding
Insects; some fruit, including Cecropia catkins. Occurs in flocks of about eight individuals, occasionally up to 20, most often in... read more
Bird carrying nest material to bromeliad on large tree in Nov. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Atlantic Forest Mountains EBA. Locally common to uncommon. Despite some published statements, no definite... read more
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