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Photo of male by Stanley Jones
Alajuela Province, State of Morelos, Mexico, July, 1984
Campylorhynchus megalopterus


17–19·5 cm


Central America: endemic to Mexico



There are 2 subspecies[1]:

  • C. m. megalopterus:
  • C. m. nelsoni:
  • Mountains of southern Mexico (eastern Puebla, south-western Veracruz and Oaxaca)


Coniferous forests. Observed at heights around 1,313 m.



There is little information available. They probably eat invertebrates.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved June 2014)
  4. BF Member observations

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