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Abra Porculla, Piura, Peru, South America, 3 February 2023
Syndactyla ruficollis



South America: found in the Andes of Ecuador and Peru.



There are two subspecies[1]:

  • S. r. celicae:
  • Andes of extreme south-western Ecuador (Loja)
  • S. r. ruficollis;
  • Andes of north-western Peru (Piura, Cajamarca and Lambayeque)


Dry or moist forests and moist montanes.



  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2022. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2022. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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