French: Tangara jaune-vert German: Olivbergtangare Spanish: Tangara verdiamarilla
Other common names:
SW Colombia (W slope of W Andes in upper Anchicayá Valley, in Valle del Cauca; Nariño) and Ecuador (in E Esmeraldas; Pichincha).
14 cm; 22·5–27 g. Very plain, dingy bush-tanager, almost uniformly coloured throughout; strong-billed. Lores and ocular area are dusky (not in strong contrast to rest of head... read more
Call a husky, often repeated “chup!” or “tsup!”, coarser and more raspy than notes of other members... read more
Wet mossy forest and along forest borders and nearby tall trees in clearings. Recorded at 500–1050... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits, also small arthropods. Stomach contents of one birds included fig (Ficus) fruit and other vegetable matter. Of 91 foraging... read more
Two nests, one in Mar and one in May, in Colombia (Valle): a mossy cup 5 m and 7 m above ground, one in mossy tree fork, the other at base... read more
Resident. During an intensive 16-month observation period in 1972 and 1973 at a site in Anchicayá... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Chocó EBA. Extremely local. At the few sites where it is known in SW Colombia and NW Ecuador it is rare or uncommon... read more
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