Breeding activity reported February-July. An adult carrying nesting material was observed on 15 February 2011 in Jericó, Antioquia, Colombia (D. Slager personal observation). Five birds were reported in breeding condition March-July in the Perijá Mountains and central Andes of Colombia (Hilty and Brown 1986). A recently fledged juvenile was observed with an adult in March in the Western Andes near Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia (Hilty and Brown 1986). Nest undescribed (Brewer 2010).