French: Tangara à croupion jaune German: Schwefelbürzeltangare Spanish: Tangara lomiazufrada
Lion Hill Station, Panama
Caribbean slope from Costa Rica (Limón) E to NE Panama (E to Puerto Obaldía, in San Blas); locally on Pacific slope of Panama in Veraguas (sight record) and Panamá Province (Cerro Jefe, Cerro Azul, Cerro Chucantí), also in extreme W Darién.
15 cm; 36–40 g. Rather large, dull, heavy-billed tanager, with long bill slightly hooked at tip. Male has head, neck and upperparts to back dark leaden grey, yellow... read more
Call a thin “tsip” or “tseet”, singly or sometimes in rapid, squeaky or... read more
Humid lowland and foothill forest, and forest borders; to c. 700 m in Costa Rica and to c. 900 m in... read more
Food and feeding
Fruit, and large and small arthropods. Fruit includes Cecropia, Hamelia, and mistletoe berries (Loranthaceae). Occurs in... read more
Pair in Nov carrying nest material to epiphyte-covered branch 20 m up. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Central American Caribbean Slope EBA and Darién Lowlands EBA. Uncommon. Inhabits lowlands and foothill regions... read more
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