French: Pèrenoir mantelé German: Goldbug-Gimpeltangare Spanish: Semillero jamaicano
Mount Edgecumbe, Jamaica.
10·2–11·5 cm; 10·5–12·5 g. Very small, with moderately short tail and large head, bill thick and with strongly rounded culmen. Male... read more
Song consists of 5 descending notes, with an almost echo-like quality.
Edges of forest, including montane evergreen forest; woodlands, and gardens near wooded areas. Sea-... read more
Food and feeding
Seeds and fruits, probably also insects. Forages low in bushes and in trees. In small groups, presumably pairs and family groups.
Season Mar–Sept, egg-laying recorded Mar–Jul. Nest a finely woven dome of grass and down, with side entrance, built in tree or... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Fairly common; reasonably widespread within its very small global range. No known threats.
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