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Photo by Stanley Jones
Yambrasbamba, Amazonas, Peru, January 2017
Iridosornis analis

Identification

15 cm (6 in)

  • Dark blue upperparts
  • Yellow throat

Distribution

South America: found in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru (Restall1 includes Colombia in the range map but not in the text).

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[2].

Habitat

Found in thick shrubby undergrowth in humid and wet montane forests, especially with much moss growth.

Behaviour

Diet

Their diet consists of insects and small fruit.

References

  1. Restall et al. 2006. Birds of Northern South America. Yale University Press. ISBN 9780300124156
  2. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved April 2017)

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