Scaled fruiteater

Scaled Fruiteater - Ampelioides tschudii
Scaled Fruiteater – Ampelioides tschudii
Common nameScientific name
Scaled FruiteaterAmpelioides tschudii
OrderFamily
Passeriformes
Cotingidae
SizeWeight
19–20 cm
Male 74–95 g, female 71.5–80 g
DietRange
Mainly fruit, insects and arboreal snails
Venezuela, Bolivia
HabitatBreeding
Humid montane forest; mostly at 575–2700 m
Male feeding immature in mid-Nov in Bolivia
LifespanConservation status
4.6 yearsLeast concern
Dušan M. Brinkhuizen
Scaled Fruiteater (Ampelioides tschudii) by Dušan M. Brinkhuizen

Bibliography:

  • Handbook of the birds of the world
  • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

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