French: Calliste à gorge rousse German: Rostkehltangare Spanish: Tangara golirrufa
Calacali, 12 miles [c. 20 km] north of Quito, Ecuador
Pacific slope of Colombia (from C Chocó and Risaralda) S to W Ecuador (locally S to El Oro).
12 cm; mean 19·1 g. Small, modestly patterned tanager with mostly black head and spotted underparts. Crown to nape and side of head to below eye are dusky black; lower... read more
Relatively noisy and vocal for its genus, often uttering excited bursts of ticking and twittering... read more
Humid to very wet pre-montane forest borders (mossy forest), and trees in small forest clearings;... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits and arthropods. Animal prey items identified include caterpillars, other larvae, and flying termites (Isoptera). In W Valle del... read more
All data from Colombia. Breeding activities recorded Aug–Jan, with nests found in Aug and Sept, single individuals and pairs carrying nest... read more
Resident. No movement recorded during 16-month observation of colour-ringed birds in Anchicayá... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common to locally common. Occurs in a few protected areas, notably Tatamá, Farallones de Cali and Cerro Munchique National Parks and Tambito... read more
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