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Ssp. branickii
Photo by Stanley Jones
Owlet Lodge, Amazonas, Peru, January 2017
Odontorchilus branickii


12 cm


South America: found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia, .



There are 2 subspecies[1]:

  • O. b. branickii:
  • O. b. minor:
  • Western Andes of southern Colombia and extreme northern Ecuador


Humid forests generally between 1400–2200 m.



There is little information, but are know to glean invertebrates high in the canopy, often in mixed flocks.


  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)

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