French: Organiste à ventre roux German: Rotbauchorganist Spanish: Eufonia ventrirrufa
locality unknown = Iquitos, Peru.
Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution
E. r. carnegiei
Dickerman, 1988 – S Venezuela S to headwaters of rivers Orinoco, Ventuari, Cauca, Paragua and Cuyuní.
E. r. rufiventris
(Vieillot, 1819) – E Colombia S to E Ecuador, E Peru and N Bolivia (R Surutú, in Santa Cruz), and Amazonian Brazil (E to R Negro, vicinity of R Xingu and EC Pará, S to C Mato Grosso).
10 cm; 13–18 g. Smallish euphonia with short, stout bill, male distinctive in having no yellow forehead patch and no white in tail. Male nominate race has head to throat and... read more
Commonest call a rough, low-pitched rattle, “j’a’a’a’a, j’a’a’a’a, j’a’a’a’a”, the series varying... read more
Canopy of humid and wet terra firme and várzea forest, and regularly found along... read more
Food and feeding
Variety of small fruits and berries, including mistletoe berries (Loranthaceae). Contents of four stomachs were vegetable matter, including... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common to common, and widespread across W & C Amazonia. Occurs in numerous protected areas, and its range encompasses extensive intact... read more
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