French: Paruline à tête rose German: Rosenwaldsänger Spanish: Reinita rosada
Volcán del Fuego, Totonicapam, and Chilasco, Guatemala
Highlands of S Mexico (E Chiapas) and Guatemala (E to Sierra de las Minas).
13 cm; 10 g. Front of face is dark pink with variably dusky lores, rest of head down to throat and upper breast pale silvery pink (forming distinctive hood); upperparts... read more
Song a short, sweet series of notes, shorter, slower, and less varied and trilling than song of... read more
Occurs primarily in humid or semi-humid pine-oak (Pinus-Quercus) and cypress (... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds mainly on insects. Forages mainly by gleaning in dense understorey; occasionally makes aerial sallies after flying insects. Pair-... read more
Season probably Apr–Jun, egg-laying Apr–May. Nest a dome of pine needles with side entrance, lined with moss, placed on or very... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in North Central American Highlands EBA. Very rare and local in most of Chiapas; locally common in extreme SE Chiapas (Volc... read more
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