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Scrub Greenlet

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Hylophilus flavipes

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[edit] Identification

11.5 cm. Green upperparts, brighter wings and rump, olive-brown head, weak supercilium and yellowish eyering. The underparts are yellow, the bill is dark and the legs are pale. T

[edit] Distribution

Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela and Tobago.

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Habitat

Forest edges and savanna.

[edit] Behaviour

It builds a deep cup nest suspended from a tree branch. 3 white eggs, marked with brown, are laid.

The diet includes insects and spiders taken from the upper and middle levels of tree foliage. They also eat berries, especially before migration.

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