Male above, female below
Photo © by Stanley Jones
Bosque del Rio Tigre Lodge, Osa Peninsula, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
, February 2015
- Claravis pretiosa
- Blue-grey upperparts
- Pale grey underparts
- Greyish-white face
- Black flight feathers and outer tail feathers
- Black spots on wings
- Red or yellow iris
- Bare green eye ring
- Pink legs
- Greyish-brown head, neck and breast
- Pale blue-grey underwings and belly
- Reddish-brown back
- Chestnut rump and tail
Central and South America
Central America: South-eastern Mexico (San Luis PotosÃ), Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad
South America: Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, to southern Brazil, Paraguay, and northern Argentina.
This is a monotypic species.
Humid open woodland, forest edges, clearings and roadsides, montane forest to 1200 m.
It builds a frail dish-shaped twiggy nest. The clutch consists of 2 white eggs.
The diet includes seeds and insects.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
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