French: Organiste à calotte jaune German: Gelbscheitelorganist Spanish: Eufonia coronigualda
Caribbean lowlands from E Nicaragua S to NW Panama (Bocas del Toro, and around Canal Zone) and Pacific slope from NW Costa Rica (Guanacaste) S to E Panama (C Darién).
9 cm; 11·4–14·5 g. Small, short-tailed euphonia with short stubby bill. Male has forehead and mid-crown to well behind eye yellow, forming large contrasting yellow crown... read more
Call a series of 2–3 clear high whistled notes that may be given at varying speed, “bee-bee-bee”,... read more
In dry to humid regions, mainly in semi-open areas with scattered trees, pastures, cultivated areas... read more
Food and feeding
Mistletoe berries (Loranthaceae) and some other small fruits; probably some insects. Found singly, in pairs, and in groups of three or four... read more
Season mostly Feb–May (extreme dates Jan–Jul) in Costa Rica, and breeding reported in Mar in Panama; sometimes two broods in Costa Rica.... read more
Resident. Some seasonal elevational movement reported in Costa Rica.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common. Thrives in variety of drier semi-open areas, including areas partly opened up by human activities. Occurs also in numerous protected... read more
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