Photo © by Stanley Jones
Cock of the Rock Lodge, Challabamba, Parque Nacional del Manu, Madre de Dios Department, Peru
, September 2018
- Myiothlypis chrysogaster
Includes: Choco Warbler
13 cm (5 in)
Overall drab greenish-yellow, but note the two distinctive dark stripes on the crown. Dark eye, orange/pink legs and feet.
South America: found in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.
Formerly placed in genus Basileuterus.
There are two subspecies:
- M. c. chrysogaster on the eastern slopes of the Peruvian Andes
- M. c. chlorophrys from Central Colombia to central Ecuador
Chlorophrys is sometimes split as full species, Choco Warbler.
Their diet consists almost entirely of invertebrates.
There is no information on breeding behaviour.
- 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 April 2014 and November 2018)
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