French: Oriole leucoptère German: Weißschwingentrupial Spanish: Turpial aliblanco
Ecuador or Peru.
Pacific coast of Ecuador (S from Manabí) and Peru (S to La Libertad).
19–20 cm; male average 45·9 g, female average 37·1 g. Plumage is mostly orange-yellow, with black lores (mask), throat to upper breast and back; wing mostly black, lesser and... read more
Song described as a series of musical phrases, each one repeated several times. Calls include a... read more
Desert scrub, xeric deciduous woodland with mesquite (Prosopis), also Tumbesian dry forest... read more
Food and feeding
Little information. Diet presumably arthropods, nectar and fruit. Found in pairs and in family groups.
Season Feb–Mar in Ecuador, but somewhat variable, dependent on rains; one nest found in May in Peru. Apparently monogamous. Solitary. Two... read more
Apparently resident, even during dry season.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Tumbesian Region EBA. Seems to be relatively numerous and tolerant of moderate disturbances. Estimated range of... read more
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