French: Cassique du Para German: Parástirnvogel Spanish: Cacique de Pará
Other common names:
Olive Oropendola (when treated as conspecific with P. yuracares)
Belém, Pará, Brazil
E Pará and W Maranhão (S of R Amazon and E of R Xingu), in E Amazonian Brazil.
Male 47–53 cm, 430 g; female 34·5–38 cm, 198 g. A large chestnut oropendola with a black hood. Male is mostly black, blending into rich chestnut on back, rump, wings, flanks... read more
No information available.
Inhabits tall humid forest and nearby plantations.
Food and feeding
Little information available. Reported as feeding on cultivated fruits; probably omnivorous, as other large oropendolas.
Season Feb. A colony of four nests observed in 1920 near San Antonio do Prata (Pará): nests looked like elongated bags more than 50 cm long... read more
Status and conservation
Not assessed. Besides its relatively small range, this species seems rare and local; probably declining as a result of deforestation. Protected in a few reserves, such as... read more
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