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Male, Subspecies callinota
Photo by Stanley Jones
between Fundo Alto Nieva and the Owlet Lodge, Peru, January 2017
Euchrepomis callinota

Terenura callinota

Identification

9·5–10·5 cm (3¾-4 in)
Male

  • Black crown and nape
  • Whitish supercilium
  • Thin dark line through eye
  • Olive back
  • Cinnamon-rufous rump
  • Olive uppertail-coverts

Distribution

Central and South America: found in Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, Guyana, and Suriname.

Taxonomy

Subspecies

Four subspecies are recognized[1]:

  • E. c. callinota:
  • E. c. venezuelana:
  • North West Venezuela (Sierra de Perijá), Mérida and Barinas
  • E. c. guianensis:
  • E. c. peruviana:
  • Central Peru (San Martín to Junín and Cusco)

Habitat

Found in the canopy and edges of montane evergreen forests at around 600–2400 m

Behaviour

Diet

There is little information. Their diet consists of beetles, spiders and larvae.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Birdforum thread discussing the taxonomy of this and other species
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved February 2017)

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