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Photo by COLOMBIA Birding
Pirre, Darien, Panama, September 2014
Basileuterus ignotus


13 cm

  • Olive-green upperparts
  • Yellowish underparts
  • Greeny-yellow supercilium bordered by narrow black stripe above
  • Rufous crown
  • Dusky olive ear-coverts


Central and South America: found in eastern Panama and extreme north-western Colombia.


This is a monotypic species[1].


Montane forests, generally over 1400m but seen as low as 1200 m.



Their main diet consists of insects and arthropods, gleaned at around 2-10 m above the ground.


Call: a penetrating tseeut.


  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/
  1. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved December 2014)

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