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Photo by Peter R. Bono
El Sumidero Canyon, Chiapas, Mexico, July 2009
Icterus maculialatus


20·5–23 cm

  • Black Head, upper breast and back
  • Yellow rump and underparts
  • Black wings
  • Yellow shoulder patch


Central America: found in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras

Photo by ana maria
Santa Ana Volcano, El Salvador, April 2012


This is a monotypic species[1].


Oak-pine scrub, moist montanes, coffee plantations and open areas.



Their diet is not well recorded. They eat insects fruit and nectar.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved January 2015)
  4. Wikipedia

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