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Photo by Jon Gallagher
Amotape National Park, Tumbes, Peru, January 2010
Lathrotriccus griseipectus

Identification

13 cm

  • Grey crown
  • Whitish broken eye ring

Distribution

South America: found in arid tropical south-western Ecuador and north-western Peru.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].
Has also been placed in genus Empidonax.

Habitat

Forests up to 2200 m.

Behaviour

Diet

Their main diet is insects taken in flight from a concealed perch.

References

  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. BF Member observations
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved June 2014)

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