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Zentrygon frenata
Photo © by Illapa
Location: Aguas Calientes-Cusco, Peru



Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia.


Formerly placed in the genus Geotrygon


Four subspecies are recognized[1].

  • Z. f. bourcieri - Andes of Colombia and Ecuador (except for southwest); population in Peru north of the Marañón Valley presumbably also this subspecies
  • Z. f. subgrisea - southwestern Ecuador (Loja) and northwestern Peru (south to Lambayeque and northwestern Cajamarca)
  • Z. f. frenata - Andes of northern Peru to central Bolivia
  • Z. f. margaritae - Andes of southern Bolivia to northwest Argentina


Moist montane forests.



  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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