French: Tangara à bavette jaune German: Gelbkehl-Bergtangare Spanish: Tangara goliamarilla
Valley of Vitoc, Junín, Peru
E slope of E Andes in S Colombia (Serranía de los Churumbelos in E Cauca–W Caquetá, and E Nariño–W Putumayo border), E slope in Ecuador (Sucumbíos S to Zamora-Chinchipe) and almost entire E slope in Peru (S to Puno).
15 cm; 20–29 g. Unmistakable tanager, dark blue above, with yellow throat, and short thick bill. Plumage is mostly dull blue above, darker on crown (especially... read more
Call a thick “euu” and thinner, squeezed “tseeeer”, both dropping in pitch... read more
Humid and wet montane forest, especially where thick shrubby undergrowth present; regularly along... read more
Food and feeding
Insects and small fruits. Of 13 stomachs examined, three contained only vegetable matter and six only animal matter and four contained both... read more
Resident. Minor seasonal elevational movements believed to occur in SE Peru.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common within middle-elevation montane forest; as yet unrecorded in Bolivia, although likely to be present in that country. Deforestation a... read more
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