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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


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

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