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Golden-bellied Euphonia

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Alternative name: White-lored Euphonia

MalePhoto  ©  by Stanley JonesMadre de Dios Department, PerĂº, September, 2018
Male
Photo © by Stanley Jones
Madre de Dios Department, PerĂº, September, 2018
Euphonia chrysopasta

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[edit] Identification

9–10 cm; the only euphonia in its range with white lores.

Sexually dimorphic

[edit] Distribution

South America: found throughout the Amazon basin in Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil.

[edit] Taxonomy

FemalePhoto  ©  by Stanley JonesMadre de Dios Department, PerĂº, September, 2018
Female
Photo © by Stanley Jones
Madre de Dios Department, PerĂº, September, 2018

[edit] Subspecies

There are 2 subspecies[1]

  • E. c. chrysopasta:
  • E. c. nitida:

[edit] Habitat

Canopy of humid Amazon lowland forest, river edges and swamps. Observed at heights around 290 m.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Their diet consists of fruit and insects.

[edit] 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. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved April 2014)
  4. BF Member observations

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