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Snowornis cryptolophus
Photo by rdavis
Location: Northern Ecuador

Identification

Similar Species

Similar to Gray-tailed Piha but with yellowish underside and olive-green tail.

Distribution

Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.

Taxonomy

Two subspecies occur at oppocite sides of Andes: mindoensis on the east side and cryptolophus on the west side1.

This species was in the past placed in genus Lipaugus or Lathria

Habitat

Moist montanes.

Behaviour

References

  1. Restall et al. 2006. Birds of Northern South America. Yale University Press. ISBN 9780300124156

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