French: Garrulaxe à calotte rousse German: Rotkappenhäherling Spanish: Charlatán coronirrufo
Closely related to and often treated as conspecific with G. albogularis. Monotypic.
27–29 cm. Has crown to nape dull orange-tinged rufous, slightly less intense on nape, where shifting to milky buff-brown, with milky-brown upperwing and tail, outer... read more
Very similar to that of G. albogularis. Weak twittering contact notes and occasional thin... read more
Primary forest of oak, fir and cedar, open secondary growth, scrub, occasionally entering fields;... read more
Food and feeding
No information on diet; presumably invertebrates and some vegetable matter. Typically in pairs or in flocks of 15–20 individuals;... read more
Status and conservation
Not assessed. Sparse to fairly common, although habitat relatively restricted. Listed as “Near-threatened” in a national red list.
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