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Valle de Cauca, Colombia, October 2014
Xiphorhynchus triangularis



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



Clements recognises 4 subspecies[1]:

  • "X. t. hylodromus:
  • Coastal and interior nountains of northern Venezuela
  • "X. t. triangularis:
  • "X. t. intermedius:
  • Andes of central Peru (Pasco and Junín)
  • "X. t. bangsi:
  • Andes of south-eastern Peru to Bolivia (La Paz, Cochabamba and Santa Cruz)


Moist montanes.



  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2022. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2022. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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