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Photo by COLOMBIA Birding
West Andes, Colombia, August 2011
Entomodestes coracinus


23 cm (9 in)

  • Black overall plumage
  • White lower face
  • White carpal wing patch


Western slope of Western Andes of Colombia (Chocó) and north-western Ecuador


This is a monotypic species[1].


Mossy cloud forest, forest edges in the foothills.



Their main diet consists of fruit and berries.


  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. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved July 2015)
  3. Wikipedia

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