Photo © by PanamaHarpy
El valle de Anton, Cocle, Panama
, April, 2018
- Hylophilus flavipes
11Â·4â€“12 cm (4Â½-4Â¾ in)
- Olive-green upperparts
- Brighter wings and rump
- Olive-brown head
- Weak supercilium
- Yellowish eyering
- Yellow underparts
- Dark bill
- Pale legs
Central and South America
Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela and Tobago.
There are 7 subspecies:
- Caribbean coast of northern Colombia and Magdalena Valley
- North Colombia (eastern tip of Guajira Peninsula)
- Tropical north-eastern Colombia and north-western Venezuela
- Tropical northern Venezuela and Isla Margarita
Dry scrub and woodland. Dry and moist deciduous and semi-deciduous woodland and gallery forest.
The diet consists mostly of insects and spiders taken from the upper and middle levels of tree foliage. They may also eat berries, especially before migration.
They build a deep cup nest suspended from a tree branch. The clutch contains 3 white eggs, marked with brown.
- 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 June 2018)
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