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Gray-collared Becard

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MalePhoto by Raul PadillaTenango de Doria, Mexico, April 2010
Photo by Raul Padilla
Tenango de Doria, Mexico, April 2010
Pachyramphus major


[edit] Identification

14–15·5 cm

[edit] Distribution

Central America: found in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Subsjpecies

adult femalePhoto by Peter R. Bono El Ocote, west of Tuxtla Guttierez, Chiapas, Mexico, July 2009
adult female
Photo by Peter R. Bono
El Ocote, west of Tuxtla Guttierez, Chiapas, Mexico, July 2009

There are 5 subspecies[1]:

  • P. m. australis:
  • P. m. itzensis:
  • South-eastern Mexico (Campeche, Yucatán, Quintana Roo) and Belize
  • P. m. major:
  • Eastern Mexico (Nuevo León and San Luis Potosí to Chiapas)
  • P. m. matudai:
  • Pacific slope of southern Mexico (Chiapas) and northern Guatemala
  • P. m. uropygialis:
  • Western Mexico (Sonora, Sinaloa, Durango, Michoacán and Guerrero)

[edit] Habitat

Cloud forest

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Their diet consists of insects and fruit.

[edit] Gallery

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[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved June 2014)

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