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White-lored Euphonia (Euphonia chrysopasta)

White-lored Euphonia

White-lored Euphonia (Euphonia chrysopasta)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Euphonia chrysopasta | [UK] White-lored Euphonia | [FR] Euphone a ventre dore | [DE] Zugelorganist | [ES] Fruterito de Vientre Dorado | [NL] Goudbuikorganist

Subspecies

Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range
Euphonia chrysopasta SA w, n Amazonia
Euphonia chrysopasta chrysopasta
Euphonia chrysopasta nitida

Physical charateristics

Male has dull plumage, olive above and hindcrown and nape grey. Golden yellow below mottled with olive. Has conspicuous wihte loral area and chin. Feamle mostly like male but with underparts pale grey.

Listen to the sound of White-lored Euphonia

[audio:http://www.aviflevoland.nl/sounddb/W/White-lored Euphonia.mp3]

Copyright remark: Most sounds derived from xeno-canto

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Range

South America : West, North Amazonia

Habitat

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical swamps. Prefers the canopy while perching and hunting.

Reproduction

Builds a football-shaped nest with a side entrance.

Feeding habits

Feeds alone or in small noisy groups high up in canopy. Feeds on fruit and likely to be found in trees with mistletoes.

Conservation

This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or severe fragmentation). The population trend appears to be stable, and hence the species does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population trend criterion (>30% decline over ten years or three generations). The population size has not been quantified, but it is not believed to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population size criterion (<10,000 mature individuals with a continuing decline estimated to be >10% in ten years or three generations, or with a specified population structure). For these reasons the species is evaluated as Least Concern.
White-lored Euphonia status Least Concern

Migration

Sedentary throughout range

Distribution map

White-lored Euphonia distribution range map

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