- Ochthoeca jelskii
12â€“12Â·5 cm (4Â¾-5 in)
- Blackish-brown head
- Yellow frontal area
- White supercilium
- Rufous-brown upperparts
- Dusky wings
South America: found in the Andes of south-western Ecuador and north-western Peru (south to Lima and HuÃ¡nuco)
This is a monotypic species.
Has been placed in genus Silvicultrix in the past.
Montane forest borders and secondary woodland with adjacent scrubby stream edges.
Their main diet consists of insects, caught from a low branch in flight sallies.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved Feb 2018)
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