French: Paruline dorée German: Schwarzohr-Waldsänger Spanish: Candelita adornada
Santa Fe de Bogotá, Colombia
Extreme W Venezuela (Páramo de Tamá, in SW Táchira) and S in E Andes of Colombia (S to Bogotá).
13–13·5 cm. Adult has forehead and forecrown bright yellow, face white, rear crown and rear sides of head blackish, faint white crescent on rear edge of ear-coverts;... read more
Song a prolonged and jumbled series of high-pitched “tsit” and “tsweet” notes, in W Venezuela... read more
Montane forest, cloudforest and elfin forest at 2100–3400 m, usually above 2400 m; especially... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds on insects and probably other arthropods. Forages mainly at middle to high levels and in outer branches of trees and bushes. Obtains... read more
In Colombia, male in breeding condition in Jul in Santander, also recently fledged young seen in Apr and Nov in Cundinamarca, indicating... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Fairly common to common throughout its range. Up to four seen in one day in Mar 1991 in Páramo de Tama (on Venezuela–... read more
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