French: Viréo à ailes jaunes German: Gelbbindenvireo Spanish: Vireo aliamarillo
S. F. Baird
Santa María de Dota, San José, Costa Rica
Mountains of Costa Rica (Cordillera Central, Dota Mts and Cordillera de Talamanca) and adjacent W Panama (Chiriquí Highlands).
11–11·5 cm; 12·7–15·2 g. Crown grey-green, eyering and area above lores whitish to buffy yellow (giving spectacled appearance), nape and upperparts dull greenish... read more
Song a series of short, leisurely phrases of 2 or 3 syllables, of a rather burry or buzzy nature,... read more
Cool, humid mountain forests, from c. 1900 m (1630 m in W Panama) up to tree-line (c. 3000 m),... read more
Food and feeding
Recorded food items insects, spiders (Araneae), also vegetable matter (berries). Tends to forage with deliberate movements, up to 25 m or... read more
Nests in Mar–Jun (i.e. just prior to and in early part of rainy season). Nest, built by both sexes, a cup made from green leaves,... read more
Essentially sedentary; some descend to lower elevations after breeding (i.e. at height of rainy... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted range species: present in Costa Rica and Panama Highlands EBA. Quite common in suitable habitat. Considerable portions of this species... read more
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