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Photo of Male by Stanley Jones
Chiriqui Province, Panama, April, 2012
Pachyramphus polychopterus

Identification

Distribution

Female, subspecies tristis
Photo by iainp
Valencia, Venezuela, July 2010

Central and South America
Central America: Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago
South America: Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina

Taxonomy

Subspecies

There are 8 subspecies[1]:

  • P. p. similis:
  • P. p. cinereiventris :
  • Northern Colombia (except for northern Chocó) east to Santa Marta region
  • P. p. dorsalis:
  • western and central Colombia (west slope of Andes in southern Nariño, and upper Cauca and Magdalena Valleys) and northwestern Ecuador (south to northern Pichincha)
  • P. p. tristis:
  • P. p. tenebrosus:
  • Tropical south-eastern Colombia (Caquetá) south to eastern Ecuador and north Peru (north of the Amazon east to the Napo, also south of the Marañón east to the lower Huallaga)
  • P. p. nigriventris:
  • P. p. polychopterus:
  • Eastern Brazil (Piauí and Ceará to Alagoas and Bahia)
  • P. p. spixii:
  • breeds south central and southern Brazil (Mato Grosso to Espírito Santo, south to Rio Grande do Sul) and possibly southern Bolivia, south to northern Argentina; partially migratory, wintering north to southeastern Peru and northern Bolivia

Habitat

Forest and forest border, second growth, plantations, mangroves, clearings, isolated trees in humid or dry localities.

Behaviour

References

  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. Gill F, D Donsker & P Rasmussen (Eds). 2021. IOC World Bird List (v11.1). doi : 10.14344/IOC.ML.11.1. http://www.worldbirdnames.org/
  3. Avibase

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