Tepui Mountain Grackle (Macroagelaius imthurni) - HBW 16, p. 791
French: Carouge des tépuis
Spanish: Chango de Tepuí
Other common names: Golden-tufted (Mountain) Grackle
Taxonomy: Agelaeus imthurni P. L. Sclater, 1881, Kaieteur Falls, Potaro River, Guyana.
Closely related to and forming a superspecies with M. subalaris. The two have sometimes been regarded as conspecific, but differ appreciably in body and bill proportions, plumage and vocalizations. Monotypic.
Distribution: Mountains (tepuis) in S Venezuela (W & C Amazonas and SE Bolívar), extreme N Brazil (Roraima) and W Guyana.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
ENDEMIC Sierra de Lema, www.birds-venezuela.de Locality Upata, Bolívar State, Venezuela
Joe Klaiber 10 February 2005 45 weeks ago 5
Group of birds calling before leaving tree Locality Sierra de Lema, Canaima National Park, Bolívar State, Venezuela
Diego Calderon - COLOMBIA... 28 March 2008 3 years ago 4
Group of birds at canopy level in melastome trees. Leaving/flying. Locality Sierra de Lema, Canaima National Park, Bolívar State, Venezuela
Diego Calderon - COLOMBIA... 24 February 2009 3 years ago 3