Photo by Luis R
La Rioja Wetlands, San Martin, Peru
, March 2018
- Agelasticus xanthophthalmus
20Â·5 cm (8 in)
South America: found locally in marshes of eastern Ecuador and eastern Peru.
This is a monotypic species.
It has been placed in Chrysomus or in Agelasticus.
Swamps. Particularly edges of well vegetated oxbow lakes.
Their main diet consists of insects and seeds.
- 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 Apr 2018)
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