French: Pique-orange de Jamaïque German: Braunlatz-Gimpeltangare Spanish: Semillero azulillo
14 cm; 13·2–19·2 g. A small finch-like bird with slightly decurved bill. Male is almost entirely grey-blue (appearing dark in poor light), with orange-red throat; iris dark... read more
A thin, high-pitched “tseet”, or occasionally “fi-sweee”.
Humid forest, also commonly in shade coffee plantations. Sea-level to 1500 m; commonest at middle... read more
Food and feeding
Nectar; also fruit (Cecropia and Ficus), as well as invertebrates and seeds. Also takes tree sap at holes drilled by... read more
Season Apr–Jun. Nest a moderately deep cup, usually uncovered, made from grass and plant fibres, built up to 6 m above ground in tree or... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally common. No known threats.
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