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Dapa-Valle, Colombia, September 2018
Phyllomyias cinereiceps

Identification

11 cm (4¼ in)

  • Slate bluish-grey crown
  • Olive back
  • White lores and eyering
  • Yellowish underparts

Distribution

South America: found in the Andes of Colombia to Ecuador and southern Peru (Puno)

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

Habitat

Moist upper montane forests, forest borders and adjacent second growth.

Behaviour

Diet

Their main diet consists of insects and possibly supplemented with. fruit.

They generally forage in mixed species flocks in the middle and upper storey.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved December 2014 and Sept 2018)

Recommended Citation

External Links

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