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Photo © by BirdsPeru  Lima, Peru, December 2006
Photo © by BirdsPeru
Lima, Peru, December 2006
Ochthoeca oenanthoides


[edit] Identification

  • Dark grey upperparts
  • Rusty underparts
  • White lower belly to the base of tail
  • Two thin white lines on the head

[edit] Distribution

South America: found in Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina.

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Subspecies

There are 2 subspecies[1]:

  • O. o. polionota:
  • Andes of Peru (north to La Libertad and western Hu nuco)
  • O. o. oenanthoides:

[edit] Habitat

High altitude shrublands and moist montanes.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] References

  1. Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at
  2. Avibase
  3. Wikipedia

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