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Amazonas, Peru, 21 January 2021
Pseudotriccus ruficeps



Andes of Colombia to western Bolivia (La Paz and Cochabamba)


This is a monotypic species[1].


Found in damp mountainous forest areas, thick cloud forests, fringes of forests, and heavier vine growth at elevations of just under 1900 meters/6200 feet to 3300 meters/10,800 feet and as low as 400 meters/1300 feet in Southwestern Colombia.



  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/
  2. Fitzpatrick, J. W. (2020). Rufous-headed Pygmy-Tyrant (Pseudotriccus ruficeps), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D. A. Christie, and E. de Juana, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.rhptyr1.01

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