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Dapa-Valle, Colombia, September 2018
Phyllomyias cinereiceps


11 cm (4¼ in)

  • Slate bluish-grey crown
  • Olive back
  • White lores and eyering
  • Yellowish underparts


South America: found in the Andes of Colombia to Ecuador and southern Peru (Puno)


This is a monotypic species[1].


Moist upper montane forests, forest borders and adjacent second growth.



Their main diet consists of insects and possibly supplemented with. fruit.

They generally forage in mixed species flocks in the middle and upper storey.


  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. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved December 2014 and Sept 2018)

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