French: Pleureur de Porto Rico German: Brustflecken-Inseltangare Spanish: Tangara puertorriqueña
Chlorospingus (?) speculiferus
Mountains of Puerto Rico.
18–20 cm; 28·7–40 g. Large size, rather drab plumage, with contrasting white throat, and fairly stout bill. Has head to below eye, including ear-coverts, dusky brown (hooded... read more
Noisy. Often gives loud, sharp “chewp” or “chuck”, sometimes extended into a chatter of varying... read more
Undisturbed humid pre-montane and montane forest, also second growth, palm forests, thickets and... read more
Food and feeding
Wide range of food items, including arthropods and fruits; noted as eating Cecropia and palm fruits. Stomach contents have... read more
Season Jan–Aug. Few nests reported. Open, cup-shaped nest, loosely woven from feathers and grass, placed at low to moderate height in small... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: present in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands EBA. Locally common. Common in many (but not all) of Puerto... read more
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