French: Viréon à nuque rousse German: Rostnackenvireo Spanish: Verdillo nuquirrufo
Sierra de Perijá (on NW Venezuela–N Colombia border), all three Andean ranges of Colombia and E slope of Andes in N Ecuador (S to Napo and Pastaza).
12·5–13 cm; 10·2–12·6 g. Crown, nape and posterior ear-coverts dark rufous-brown, becoming contrastingly olive-green on back, upperwing and tail; primaries,... read more
Song described as a fast series of notes, "wa-chee-ra-dit-it", rising in pitch.
Humid montane forest and second growth, mostly at 1000–2100 m; as low as 450 m in Venezuela. read more
Food and feeding
No recorded data on diet. Forages actively in outer foliage, from middle levels to just under canopy. Singly, in pairs and in family groups... read more
Birds in breeding condition in Mar–Jul in Sierra de Perijá and C Andes; recently fledged young in Mar in W Andes. No other... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Generally rather uncommon and local. Range includes several reserves and protected areas, e.g. Sierra de Perijá National Park, in Venezuela. read more
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