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Rufous-bellied Euphonia - BirdForum Opus

Photo by Robert_Scanlon
Canopy Walkway, nr Iquitos, Peru, Jan 2005
Euphonia rufiventris


10 cm (4 in)

  • Short, stout bill


  • Dark blue upperparts, head, throat and chest
  • Orange-rufous lower breast and belly


South America: found from South East Colombia to southern Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, northern Bolivia and western Amazonian Brazil.


This is a monotypic species[1].


Humid and wet terra firme and várzea forests. Observed at 610 m.



Their diet consists almost entirely of small fruit and berries.


There is no information available.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved March 2017)
  4. BF Member observations

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