- Psarocolius atrovirens
Photo © by Stanley Jones
Manu Road, Cock of the Rock Lodge, Challabamba, Parque Nacional del Manu, Madre de Dios Department, Peru
, September 2018
Male 42 cm (16Â½ in); female 33 cm (13 in)
- Dark olivaceous overall plumage
- Paler throat and ear-coverts
- Darker lores and wings
South America: found in the Andes of south-eastern Peru and north-western Bolivia.
This is a monotypic species.
Dry and wet mountainous forests. Can often be seen along canyons, around human settlements and fruit orchards.
There is not a lot known. They appear to eat arthropods and insects, small vertebrates, fruit and nectar. They also catch moths.
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Photo © by Peter R. Bono
along Manu Road, Cock-of-the-Rock Lodge, (approx. 1400m), Peru
, August 2008
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved January 2019)
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