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Cinereous Conebill

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-[[Image:Cinereous conebill2.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Subspecies ''littorale''<br />Photo by {{user|Luis+R|Luis R}}<br />Lluta River, Arica, [[Chile]], December 2017 ]]+[[Image:Cinereous conebill2.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Subspecies ''littorale''<br />Photo &copy; by {{user|Luis+R|Luis R}}<br />Lluta River, Arica, [[Chile]], December 2017 ]]
;[[:Category:Conirostrum|Conirostrum]] cinereum ;[[:Category:Conirostrum|Conirostrum]] cinereum
==Identification== ==Identification==

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Subspecies littoralePhoto © by Luis RLluta River, Arica, Chile, December 2017
Subspecies littorale
Photo © by Luis R
Lluta River, Arica, Chile, December 2017
Conirostrum cinereum

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[edit] Identification

12–12·5 cm (4¾-5 in)

  • Grey upperparts
  • White supercilium
  • Blackish wings
  • L-shaped wing-patch
  • Pale grey underparts
  • Buffy belly

[edit] Distribution

South America: found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Chile.

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Subspecies

There are 3 subspecies[1]:

  • C. c. fraseri:
  • C. c. littorale:
  • West slope of Western Andes of Peru to northern Chile
  • C. c. cinereum:
  • Andes of south-eastern Peru and western Bolivia

[edit] Habitat

Intermontane valleys between 2500-4200m, also mixed agricultural areas and gardens.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Their diet consists almost entirely of small insects.

[edit] References

  1. 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/
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved Dec 2017)
  4. Wikipedia
  5. Arthur Grosset
  6. Birdforum member personal observations

[edit] External Links

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