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Photo by olivewarbler
Taken in Dapa, Valle, Colombia at 1700 meters.
Cranioleuca erythrops

Identification

Length 15cm (6in.)
Olive-brown body with rich rufous on face, back, and tail. Long ragged tail typical of the spinetails. Eye has light iris. Feet are yellowish-tan.

Distribution

Central and South America
Central America: Costa Rica and Panama.
South America: Colombia and Ecuador.

Taxonomy

Subspecies[1]

Three subspecies are recognized:

  • C.e. rufigenis:
  • C.e. griseigularis:
  • Western Andes and western slope of central Andes of Colombia
  • C.e. erythrops:

Habitat

Middle elevations of fragmented subtropical rainforest and forest edges in Western Andes at 1700 meters.

Behaviour

Forages mostly at mid-levels of mature rain forests. Probes moss and leaves, clinging acrobatically to limbs and twigs.

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. Avibase

Recommended Citation

External Links

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