French: Zéna de Porto Rico German: Puerto-Rico-Streifenkopftangare Spanish: Cigua puertorriqueña
H. Bryant, 1866,
16·5–17 cm; male 22·5–37 g, female 28–41·1 g. Male has black head with long, broad white supercilium and submoustachial area,... read more
Song a thin, high, squeaky or wiry “zeé-tit-zeé-tittit-´zeé... read more
Woodland and forest, suburban gardens and plantations, at all elevations.
Food and feeding
Feeds mainly on small fruits (e.g. Ficus figs, blackberries and Cecropia) and flower buds, but also some insects. On... read more
Breeds primarily Mar–Jun, sometimes from as early as Dec. Nest a loose cup of vegetation, sometimes with Usnea lichen, built... read more
Resident. Local movements in response to shifting seasonal food supplies, but does not migrate away... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: present in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands EBA. Common and widespread. There are 56 nationally... read more
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