French: Chlorospin à bec court German: Kurzschnabel-Grünammer Spanish: Clorospingo bigotudo
Other common names:
Chlorospingus flavigularis parvirostris
Santo Domingo, Marcapata, south-eastern Peru
Subspecies and Distribution
C. p. huallagae
Carriker, 1933 – E slope of E Andes from Colombia (Cundinamarca and Meta) S through Ecuador to NW Peru (San Martín).
C. p. medianus
J. T. Zimmer, 1947 – E slope of Andes in C Peru (Junín and Urubamba regions).
C. p. parvirostris
Chapman, 1901 – E slope of Andes in SE Peru and adjacent Bolivia (E to W Cochabamba#R).
14 cm; 17·5–28·5 g. Drab bush-tanager with yellow sweeping out on each side of throat. Nominate race has crown, side of head and upperparts, including upperwing-coverts and... read more
Call in Colombia an incessant “tsip”; in Ecuador “tsrreet”; in Peru a high, vibrating “seeep”,... read more
Humid and wet montane forest and forest borders, especially in mossy, epiphyte-laden forest; in E... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods, and small fruits and berries. Of nine stomachs examined, one contained only vegetable matter and five only animal matter, and... read more
Breeding period apparently starts in dry season, but extends into Jan–Jun (rainiest months); seven nests (six with eggs) found in Sept–Feb... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common to common in Colombia and in SE Peru (Cuzco); possibly less numerous along E slope in Ecuador, where reportedly fairly common mainly in... read more
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