French: Pardusco d’O’Neill German: Brauntangare Spanish: Tangara pardusca
Lowery and Tallman
Bosque Unchog, on pass between Churubamba and Hacienda Paty above Acomayo, c. 3592 m, Huánuco, Peru
E slope of Andes of Peru in San Martín, La Libertad, Amazonas (Kuelap), Huánuco and adjacent Pasco; recently recorded in Junín#R.
12·5 cm; male 16–19 g, female 13·5–15·5 g. Small, plain tanager with short, pointed and fairly thin bill, reminiscent of a New World warbler... read more
Group-members constantly utter thin “seep” contact calls while foraging. Also gives... read more
Isolated and semi-isolated patches of wet elfin woodland (c. 4–10 m in height), low trees and... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods make up all or most of diet. Contents of four stomachs were remains of a spider (Araneae) and parts of Lepidoptera, beetles (... read more
No information. Female reportedly had an old brood patch, but specimen showed no postnuptial moult.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in North-east Peruvian Cordilleras EBA. Locally fairly common. Despite small, patchy distribution and restricted... read more
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