Biodiversity - Elegant Euphonia

  • Name: Elegant Euphonia

  • Scientific name: Euphonia elegantissima

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Fringillidae

Status:  Common

Size:  11 cm

Weight:  15 grams

Elevation:  up to 2,200 meters above sea level.

 

Lives in the top of tall trees in the forest; sometimes seen visiting the forest edge, gallery or riparian zones.  Descends to the upper levels of the forest midstory.

Feeds on soft berries, using it's beak to open the outer layers.

At night they sleeps in large groups; at day break they disperse in pairs or small groups.





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