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Ochraceous Attila - BirdForum Opus

Photo by Stanley Jones
Buenaventura Reserve, El Oro Province, Ecuador, November 2014
Attila torridus


20–22 cm

  • Pale ochraceous upperparts
  • Yellow rump
  • Ochraceous-yellow underparts
  • Black greater-coverts and primaries

Sexes similar


South America: found in extreme south-western Colombia to western Ecuador and north-western Peru (Tumbes).


This is a monotypic species[1].


Tropical cloud forest . Observed at heights around 750 m on the western slope of the Andes.



Their diet includes fruit and arthropods, especially spiders.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. BirdLife International

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