The slaty flowerpiercer, ''Diglossa plumbea'', is a passerine bird endemic to the Talamancan montane forests.
This is a common bird in mountain forest canopy and edges, and especially in sunlit clearings and areas with flowering shrubs, which can include gardens. The lower altitudinal limit of its breeding range increases from 1200 m in the north of Costa Rica to 1900 m in the southern mountains. It is found well above the timberline in páramo habitat.
The large cup nest,.. more