French: Tangara à crête jaune German: Gelbschopf-Haubentangare Spanish: Tangara crestiamarilla
São Paulo de Olivença, Rio Solimões, Brazil
E Peru (S of R Marañón and R Amazon) and adjacent W Brazil (SW Amazonas and W Acre) S to NW Bolivia (La Paz).
15 cm; 15·5–20 g. Dark-plumaged, slender canopy-dweller best told by small “bow-tie” enclosing narrow dark buff throat. Male has buffy-yellow crown patch of variable... read more
Calls rather high-pitched and easily overlooked, most likely to be heard when birds foraging with... read more
Humid terra firme and várzea forest and forest borders. Lowlands to c. 1250 m in... read more
Food and feeding
Of two stomachs examined, one contained only vegetable matter and the other both vegetable and animal matter, including fruit pulp and a... read more
Resident. Data from SE Peru suggest that, once mated, pairs probably remain on a permanent... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common. Distributed primarily in W Amazonia. Occurs in several protected areas, including the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve and Manu... read more
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