French: Tangara à gorge orangée German: Veilchenschultertangare Spanish: Tangara golinaranja
Lowery and O’Neill
Chávez Valdivia, Amazonas, Peru
S Ecuador (SE Zamora-Chinchipe) and adjacent N Peru (NC Amazonas and possibly adjacent Loreto).
17 cm; 43·6–56 g. Strikingly plumaged, thick-billed tanager with relatively long wing, but short tail and tarsus; feathers of malar region, lower chin and throat stiff,... read more
Dawn song, in Peru, a thick, heavy “jasuu, jasuu, jasuu...”, up to a half-dozen notes, repeated... read more
Mainly mature humid and wet pre-montane forest in relatively gentle foothills, and terra firme... read more
Food and feeding
Fruit and insects. One stomach contained seeds, fruit pulp and a beetle (Coleoptera). Found in pairs and in small groups of up to about six... read more
One nest found in Jan, placed on a palm frond c. 10 m above the ground, appeared to be an open cup made primarily of twigs and other dead... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Andean Ridge-top Forests EBA. Notably local; fairly common in suitable habitat at a few sites. First described in 1964 in... read more
Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. Login or Subscribe to get access to a lot of extra features!