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Golden-bellied Warbler

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Nominate subspeciesPhoto © by Stanley JonesCock of the Rock Lodge, Challabamba, Parque Nacional del Manu, Madre de Dios Department, Peru, September 2018
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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

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[edit] Identification

Choco WarblerPhoto © by megan perkinsMilpe, north-western Ecuador, November 2012
Choco Warbler
Photo © by megan perkins
Milpe, north-western Ecuador, November 2012

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.

[edit] Distribution

South America: found in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.

[edit] Taxonomy

Formerly placed in genus Basileuterus.

[edit] Subspecies

There are two subspecies[1]:

  • 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.

[edit] Habitat

Lowland rainforest.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Their diet consists almost entirely of invertebrates.

[edit] Breeding

There is no information on breeding behaviour.

[edit] References

  1. 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/
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved April 2014 and November 2018)

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