Mina de Chorcha and Bugaba, Chiriquí, Panama.
See M. candei, from which it differs in characters given under that species. Differs from M. vitellinus in its smaller size (at least 1); (in males) orange vs yellow chin to breast, head sides and mantle (3); dirty yellow vs olive-green lower breast to vent (2); narrower, more olive-green area of black on back and tail (2); yellow vs black (i.e. no) shoulder patch (ns); and (females) yellowish vs olive-yellow mid-belly to vent (ns). Differs from M. manacus in its much smaller size (at least 2); (in males) orange vs white chin to breast, head sides and mantle (4); dirty yellow vs dirty white lower breast to vent (3); olive-green vs grey rump and uppertail-coverts (3); and (females) brighter olive-green breast and yellow belly vs dull olive-green-grey underparts (ns). Monotypic.
Pacific lowlands and foothills of S Costa Rica (Gulf of Nicoya) to SW Panama (Azuero Peninsula).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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