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Photo © by Thibaud
Pasco, Peru, 22 August, 2020
Hemitriccus zosterops

Identification

Medium grey and olive-green, deep black and white flecks on wings, two yellow wing-bars and yellow edging to the flight feathers, short tail, short sharp stout black bill, narrow white eye-ring and grey iris.

Distribution

Brazil, Guianas of French Guiana, Suriname, and southeast Guyana, Amazonian Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador and Peru.


Taxonomy

Subspecies

There are 2 subspecies[1]:

  • H. z. zosterops :
  • H. z. flaviviridis:
  • North Peru (central Amazonas and northern San Martín)

Habitat

Moist lowland forests and dry shrubland.

Behaviour

Rather vocal, forages actively in under- and midstorey.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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