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Xiphorhynchus elegans

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[edit] Identification

[edit] Distribution

South America: found in Colombia, Ecuador Peru, Bolivia and Brazil

[edit] Taxonomy

There are 4 or 5 subspecies[1], [2]:

  • X. e. buenavistae:
  • Eastern slope of East Andes of Colombia in upper Orinoco drainage
  • X. e. ornatus:
  • Tropical south-eastern Colombia to eastern Ecuador, north-eastern Peru and adjacent north-western Brazil
  • X. e. insignis:
  • Foothills of east-central Peru (south of Río Marañón)
  • X. e. elegans:
  • Brazil south of the Amazon and northern Bolivia
  • South-eastern Peru to north-eastern Bolivia and western Brazil (west of Rio Madeira)

[edit] Habitat

Lowland humid forest.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2012. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to October 2012. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
  2. Avibase
  3. Wikipedia

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