French: Petit Quatre-yeux German: Spiegelpalmtangare Spanish: Reinita montana
Other common names:
Hispaniolan Highland Tanager
Mount Tina, Azua, Dominican Republic
Mountains of Hispaniola.
13–14·5 cm; c. 12 g. Distinctive. Head and upper mantle are grey, with blackish lores, narrow white eye-crescents and whitish supraloral stripe; remainder of... read more
Song a short series of high-pitched squeaky notes, sometimes accelerating at end; calls include low... read more
Undisturbed humid, montane broadleaf forest with dense understorey, forest edge, clearings and... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds on insects and other arthropods; also eats more seeds than do most members of this family, seeds of Jamaican nettletree (Trema... read more
Largely unknown. One nest found, in Jun 2004, and moulting juvenile seen in late Jun; thought to breed in Apr–Jun, possibly mainly in... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Hispaniola EBA. Locally fairly common to rare. Estimated global population c. 3300 adults in 2004. In Haiti, where once... read more
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