French: Ariane de Rosenberg German: Rosenbergamazilie Spanish: Amazilia de Rosenberg
Río Dagua, Colombia
W Colombia (S from C Chocó) and NW Ecuador (NW Pichincha).
8–10 cm; male 4 g, female 3·5 g. Male has straight, medium-sized bill, maxilla blackish, mandible fleshy red except dark tip; upperparts golden to dark golden-... read more
Song a repeated phrase of c. 7–9 “tsee” notes, with emphasis on first two notes and the rest at a... read more
Rainforest, forest edges, second growth and clearings; occurs from near sea-level to 600 m, with... read more
Food and feeding
Forages for nectar at a great variety of plants, and feeding has been recorded from Costus, Heliconia, Ericaceae (... read more
Jan–Apr. Nest tiny, cup-shaped, made of soft plant fibres and lichen; built in low trees and vines, 2–4 m above ground. Clutch... read more
Some local dispersal, but movements poorly understood.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Restricted-range species: present in Chocó EBA. Locally common resident. In coastal SW Colombia, recorded density of at least 2... read more
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