French: Saltator strié German: Strichelsaltator Spanish: Pepitero listado
Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia
Subspecies and Distribution
S. s. furax
Bangs & T. E. Penard, 1919 – SW Costa Rica and W Panama (W Chiriquí).
S. s. isthmicus
P. L. Sclater, 1861 – mainland Panama (except extreme W & E).
S. s. scotinus
Wetmore, 1957 – Coiba I and Coibita I, off S Veraguas (SW Panama).
S. s. melicus
Wetmore, 1952 – Taboga I, off S Panamá Province (C Panama).
S. s. speratus
Bangs & T. E. Penard, 1919 – Pearl Is (San Miguel, Saboga and Viveros), off S Panama.
S. s. striatipectus
Lafresnaye, 1847 – E Panama (Darién), and W Colombia S, W of Andes, to N Ecuador.
S. s. perstriatus
Parkes, 1959 – NE Colombia (Magdalena, NE Bolívar and Norte de Santander) E through mountains of N Venezuela to Sucre and Monagas; Trinidad.
S. s. flavidicollis
P. L. Sclater, 1860 – lowland W Ecuador and NW Peru.
S. s. immaculatus
Berlepsch & Stolzmann, 1892 – arid coast of W Peru (Lambayeque S to Ica).
S. s. peruvianus
Cory, 1916 – Marañón drainage of SE Ecuador (Zamora-Chinchipe) and NE Peru (upper Marañón Valley in Cajamarca and La Libertad).
19–20·5 cm; 30–44 g (Trinidad), one bird from Colombia 41·5 g, one from Peru 36·5 g. Nominate race has crown greyish-green, becoming more green on back and upperwing-coverts... read more
Song, mostly from cover 2–3 m up, sometimes (especially at dusk) in flight, a series of 4–5... read more
Second growth, regenerating farmland, timbered gardens, forest edge; not in interior forest. In... read more
Food and feeding
Diet mixed animal and vegetable: prey items include ants (Formicidae), beetles (Coleoptera); vegetable items seeds, flowers, buds, various... read more
Most nests in Apr or May, more rarely Mar and Jun, in Costa Rica, and two nests in Panama in Apr and May; mostly May in Trinidad; breeding... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Over much of its range quite common. May benefit from forest clearance and subsequent recolonization by scrubland.
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