Fulvous-vented Euphonia (Euphonia fulvicrissa) - HBW 16, p. 290
French: Organiste cul-roux
Spanish: Eufonia Ventricanela
Taxonomy: Euphonia fulvicrissa P. L. Sclater, 1857, Santa Marta, Colombia; probably error = locality undetermined.
Recent molecular-genetic analysis indicates that genus belongs in family Fringillidae. This species has been considered to form a superspecies with E. imitans. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- fulvicrissa P. L. Sclater, 1857 - C Panama (from Coclé and Colon on Caribbean side and Panamá on Pacific side) E to W Colombia (N Chocó).
- omissa E. J. O. Hartert, 1913 - N base of Colombian Andes from Antioquia E to NW end of E Andes in Norte de Santander (including Sinú Valley, lower Cauca Valley and middle Magdalena Valley) and Pacific coast S to Cauca.
- purpurascens E. J. O. Hartert, 1901 - SW Colombia (Nariño) S to NW Ecuador (Esmeraldas, Manabí and NW Pichincha).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Male and female feeding on white berries in El Valle-Ensenada de Utría trail Locality El Valle, Bahía Solano, Choco Department, Colombia
mauricio rueda 34 weeks ago 23 sec 4.4
Brief views of a female moving around in undergrowth. Locality El Paujil Natural Reserve, Colombia (ssp omissa)
Keith Blomerley 2 November 2012 21 weeks ago 5 sec 3.3