French: Calliste tiqueté German: Fleckentangare Spanish: Tangara pintoja
Cerro Roraima, Bolívar, Venezuela
Subspecies and Distribution
T. g. eusticta
Todd, 1912 – Costa Rica (from Alajuela and, on Pacific slope, from San José) E to Panama (Caribbean slope, local on W Pacific slope) and extreme W Colombia (Cerro Tacarcuna, in extreme NW Chocó).
T. g. tolimae
Chapman, 1914 – E slope of C Andes of Colombia (S to Tolima).
T. g. bogotensis
Hellmayr & Seilern, 1912 – Sierra de Perijá, Andes of Venezuela (from Lara S to Táchira), and adjacent E Andes of Colombia (W slope from Norte de Santander S to Cundinamarca, Macarena Mts, and to W Caquetá and E Cauca, possibly also Nariño; probably throughout E slope, but records sparse).
T. g. chrysophrys
(P. L. Sclater, 1851) – N & S Venezuela (Sierra de San Luis, in Falcón, and coastal cordilleras from Yaracuy E to Sucre and Monagas; also locally in mountains of Amazonas and Bolívar) and extreme NW Brazil (Sierra de Curupira).
T. g. trinitatis
Todd, 1912 – N Trinidad.
T. g. guttata
(Cabanis, 1851) – SE Venezuela (SE Bolívar E of R Caroní), adjacent extreme N Brazil (Cerro Uei-tepui), and locally in the Guianas.
12 cm; 15–20·5 g. Small, mostly green tanager with yellow-tinged face and dense black spotting. Nominate race has lores black, forehead, eyebrow and orbital area bright... read more
More vocal than many congeners, often almost constantly uttering high-pitched “chit, chip” and “... read more
Humid foothill forest and mountain forest, forest borders, second growth and adjacent shady tree-... read more
Food and feeding
Small and large fruits, also some arthropods. Of three stomachs examined, two contained only vegetable matter and one contained both... read more
Recorded in Apr–Jun in Costa Rica; birds in breeding condition in May–Jun in NE Colombia. In Costa Rica, helpers observed to attend nests.... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common to common. Occurs in various protected areas, including Braulio Carrillo, Tapantí and Chirripó/La Amistad National Parks (Costa Rica),... read more
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