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Dusky-green Oropendola

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Photo © by Stanley JonesVillage of Aguas Calientes, Peru, September, 2009
Photo © by Stanley Jones
Village of Aguas Calientes, Peru, September, 2009
Psarocolius atrovirens

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[edit] Identification

Photo © by Stanley JonesManu Road, Cock of the Rock Lodge, Challabamba, Parque Nacional del Manu, Madre de Dios Department, Peru, September 2018
Photo © by Stanley Jones
Manu Road, Cock of the Rock Lodge, Challabamba, Parque Nacional del Manu, Madre de Dios Department, Peru, September 2018

Male 42 cm (16½ in); female 33 cm (13 in)

  • Dark olivaceous overall plumage
  • Paler throat and ear-coverts
  • Darker lores and wings

[edit] Distribution

South America: found in the Andes of south-eastern Peru and north-western Bolivia.

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

Dry and wet mountainous forests. Can often be seen along canyons, around human settlements and fruit orchards.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

There is not a lot known. They appear to eat arthropods and insects, small vertebrates, fruit and nectar. They also catch moths.

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[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved January 2019)

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