French: Tohi à tête olive German: Goldkopf-Buschammer Spanish: Atlapetes cabecigualdo
Río Toche, 6800 feet [c. 2070 m], Tolima, Colombia.
17 cm. A relatively short-billed brush-finch with large head and distinctly graduated tail; crown feathers often raised, giving round-headed appearance, and bill has even... read more
Song lasts 1·5–2 seconds, has two parts, some introductory notes and then a trilled end, “tseep-... read more
Brush adjacent to cleared areas on mountainsides, also in undergrowth within moist montane forest;... read more
Food and feeding
Takes small fruits, insects and seeds; fruits of Miconia sp. (Melastomataceae) and Bocconia frutescens Papaveraceae have... read more
Active nest found in May. Juveniles with parents observed in Jun, and collection of nesting material in Nov. No other information.
Thought to be resident; present all year at known sites.
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Colombian Inter-Andean Slopes EBA. Has a very small range and very small global population, estimated at fewer than 1000... read more
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