French: Organiste à col jaune German: Halsbandorganist Spanish: Clorofonia acollarada
P. L. Sclater
locality unknown, possibly west Ecuador
Extreme E Panama on Cerro Pirre, and W slope of W Andes of Colombia from Chocó–Risaralda–Antioquia border S to W Ecuador (S to Pichincha).
10 cm; 11–12·4 g. Small, with short tail, chunky shape, stubby bill and colourful plumage. Male has glistening emerald-green head, throat and chest, prominent... read more
A rather quiet species, uttering soft “pek” notes when foraging. In flight, also... read more
Found mainly in canopy of humid to very wet (pluvial) lowland and pre-montane forest, along forest... read more
Food and feeding
Almost exclusively small berries and fruit; recorded as eating at least those of nine species, figs (Ficus) comprising 40% of all... read more
In Colombia, nest being built in Apr at Cerro Caramanta (c. 1550 m), on Risaralda–Antioquia border, dome-shaped, 8 m up in fork of small... read more
Wanders both horizontally and elevationally; at times disperses in pairs or small groups, at other... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Darién Highlands EBA and Chocó EBA. Uncommon to common locally or seasonally. This species was virtually unknown... read more
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