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Fundo Alto Nieva, San Martín, Peru, 19 Januarey 2021
Hemitriccus cinnamomeipectus


10 cm
Upperside green to olive with white edges to tertials. It is bright cinnamon on breast and throat, as well as on eye-ring and lores, somewhat duller on auriculars. Lower breast and belly is yellow, washed olive on the flanks.


South America: found east of the Andes from southern Ecuador (Cordillera del Cóndor) to northernmost Peru (San Martín).


This is a monotypic species[1].


In stunted forest usually on poor soil, this species usually inhabits dense shrubby undergrowth. Found at elevations of 1700-2200 m asl.


Mostly solitary or found in pairs.

Presumably feeds on insects which for one bird was described as being caught while gleaning.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Schulenberg, T. S. & Stotz, D. F. & Lane, D. F. & O'Neill, J. P. & Parker III, T. A. & Egg, A. B. (2010). Birds of Peru: Revised and Updated Edition. Princeton: Princeton University Press. ISBN 978-0691130231
  3. Ridgely, R.S., & P.J. Greenfield (2001). "The Birds of Ecuador - Field Guide". Comstock/Cornell Paperbacks. ISBN 978-0-8014-8721-7
  4. Schulenberg, T. S. and G. M. Kirwan (2020). Cinnamon-breasted Tody-Tyrant (Hemitriccus cinnamomeipectus), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.cbttyr1.01

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