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(Redirected from Chlorochrysa phoenicotis)
Photo by Pitter
Queremal, Valle de Cauca, Colombia, November, 2013
Chlorochrysa phoenicotis

Identification

13 cm
More sparkling green than all confusing species.

Distribution

South America: found in the Andes of western Colombia and western Ecuador.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species1.

This species forms a superspecies with (is very closely related to) Orange-eared Tanager.

Habitat

Cloud forest.

Behaviour

Diet

Their diet includes insects and fruit.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved April 2014)

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