Photo © by Luis R
Santiago de Chile
, July 2015
- Anairetes parulus
9Â·5 cm (3Â¾ in)
- Thin black crest curling forwards
- Concealed small white crown patch
- Streaked underparts
- Pale yellow eye
South America: found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina.
There are 3 subspecies:
- Western Argentina (southern Mendoza to northern Santa Cruz)
Montane shrublands. Cloud forest and forest edges, farmland, gardens and parks.
They forage in pairs or family groups for insects. Occasionally seen in mixed species flocks.
- 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/
- Arthur Grosset
- BF Member observations
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved Nov 2017)
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