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Photo © by Leif G
Bosque Unchog, Peru, September 2006
Doliornis sclateri


21·5 cm

  • Black lores, forehead and crown
  • Maroon-chestnut nuchal crest (usually at least partially concealed)


South America: endemic to the eastern slope of Andes of central Peru


This is a monotypic species[1].

In the past, members of Deliornis were included in genus Ampelion2.


Cloudforest, at or near tree-line, at heights around 2500–3600 m.



Their diet consists of fruits and insects.


  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. Restall et al. 2006. Birds of Northern South America. Yale University Press. ISBN 9780300124156
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved March 2015)
  4. Wikipedia

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