Elainea [sic] olivina
Salvin and Godman, 1884,
Mt Roraima, 3500–6000 feet [c. 1065–1830 m], Guyana/Venezuela.
Until recently considered conspecific with E. pallatangae, but differs in its shade darker olive crown and upperparts (1); brighter yellow underparts (1); slightly larger size, most obviously in bill (effect size in males 2.18; score 2); reportedly different voice, a sharper “pseeu” vs an abrupt burry “breeyp”, a “wree-yr” and a “wree?”#R, although available recordings of comparable calls allow measurement only of much higher frequency in olivina (3)#R; placed in a different clade#R#R. Race davidwillardi presumed to belong here. Two subspecies recognized.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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