French: Oriole à tête d’or German: Orangekopftrupial Spanish: Turpial coroninaranja
Santa Marta, Colombia
E Panama (E from Panamá Province and Darién) E across N Colombia (S to Huila and N Meta) and Venezuela (E to Sucre and Monagas, S to N Bolívar).
18 cm; male average 33·1 g, female average 32 g. Has forehead, area around eye, lores, throat and breast black, crown, nape and side of head orange-red; mantle and... read more
Song a whistled phrase of 4 notes, often repeated. A common call is a sharp “cheet”.... read more
Mesic to humid forest edges, riparian forest, cultivated land and pastures with trees; to 1900 m.
Food and feeding
Insects and other arthropods, also fruits and nectar. Visits blooming trees of Erythrina poepiggiana, also flowers of Bauhinia... read more
Season Apr–Jun in N Colombia (Santa Marta) and Sept in E Venezuela (N Bolívar). Three nests from N Colombia (Santa Marta) described as “of... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common to uncommon. Common in Panama; rarer or local in Venezuela. Found in Cueva del Guácharo National Park, in Venezuela.
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