French: Calliste à joues rousses German: Rotwangentangare Spanish: Tangara carirrufa
P. L. Sclater
N Venezuela: N end of Andes in S Lara, mountains of Yaracuy (Sierra de Aroa), coastal cordillera from Carabobo E to Miranda, and interior cordillera in S Aragua (Cerro Golfo Triste).
13 cm; 16–17·4 g. Rather small bluish-green tanager with small rufous mask. Has lores and chin back to rear ear-coverts rufous; rest of head to nape, mantle and... read more
Contact or foraging call a weak “tsit”, sometimes in rapid series. No song described. read more
Humid and wet forest, forest borders, and second growth or disturbed vegetation in small forest... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits, also arthropods. Takes variety of small berries from species of melastome. Occurs alone or, more often, in pairs or small groups,... read more
Some downslope movement during rainier months, May–Sept, in Henri Pittier National Park.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Cordillera de la Costa Central EBA. Uncommon; generally at low density. Suitable habitat for this species... read more
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