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Photo by Pantanal1
Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Saltator coerulescens

Identification

20·5–21 cm

Distribution

South America: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina

Taxonomy

Recently split from Grayish Saltator.

Subspecies

There are 4 recognized subspecies[1]:

Habitat

Rain forest, second growth, forest edge, open bushy terrain. Also garden feeders.

Behaviour

Diet

Their diet is mostly vegetable based, including fruits and flowers.

Vocalisation

A stuttered song containing repeated elements and a whistled song with an upslurred ending.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. SACC proposal leading to the split of Grayish Saltator into three species

Recommended Citation

External Links

GSearch checked for 2020 platform.1

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