French: Tangara à ventre jaune German: Goldkappentangare Spanish: Tangara alisera
d’Orbigny and Lafresnaye
near Palca, Apupaya (“between Cochabamba and Incasivi”), Bolivia
Andes from SC Peru (E slope from Ayacucho, Apurímac and Cuzco) S through Bolivia to NW Argentina (vicinity of Tucumán).
12 cm; 9·6–13 g. Small, brightly coloured thin-billed tanager. Male has crown, side of head to below eye, and malar area bright rufous, upperparts, including uppertail-... read more
Song, sometimes as duet, a short burst of chittering notes, similar to that of T. sordida... read more
Bushy second growth and forest borders in humid areas, borders of cloudforest, Chusquea... read more
Food and feeding
Eleven stomachs contained only insects. Occurs alone, in pairs, and in groups of up to 5–6 individuals, often associated with mixed-species... read more
Juveniles seen in Jun (Cuzco) and May and Jul (Puno) in Peru, and in Feb (La Paz) and May (Cochabamba) in Bolivia; fledgling in Jan in NW... read more
Appears to be at least partially migratory in extreme S of range (vicinity of Tucumán, in Argentina... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common to locally common throughout range. Record from Martín García I (off NE Buenos Aires), in E Argentina, presumed to have involved a... read more
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