French: Cassique montagnard German: Mittelandenkassike Spanish: Cacique montano sureño
d’Orbigny and Lafresnaye
Yungas, La Paz, Bolivia
Andes of Peru (from Junín) S to C Bolivia (Santa Cruz).
c. 28–30 cm; male 92·5 g, female 66·5 g. Male is mostly glossy black, with lower back and rump yellow; some have some yellow feathers in upperwing-coverts... read more
Repeated loud call notes, similar to those of C. leucoramphus but slower, softer and... read more
Subtropical to temperate, humid montane forests, at 1800–3300 m.
Food and feeding
Appears to feed mostly on insects and other arthropods; also takes nectar and fruits. Forages in canopy or forest edges, actively probing... read more
Fledglings seen in Oct–Jan in Bolivia. No other information.
No information. Possibly some altitudinal movement.
Status and conservation
Not assessed. Fairly common. Estimated geographical range based on spatial models would cover c. 58,000 km². Occurs in Carrasco National Park and Amboró National... read more
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