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Photo by Firecrest15
Savegre mountain cloud forest, Costa Rica, May 2009
Oreothlypis gutturalis

Parula gutturalis

Identification

11cm; male and female similar
Slaty-grey upperside, paler underside, and especially central belly is almost white. Upper breast and throat + chin is warm yellowish orange.

Distribution

Costa Rica and western Panama.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species1.

It was formerly included in Parula.

Habitat

Cloud forest, mostly above 1500m, found in middle and upper levels of forest.

Behaviour

Actively fluttering around seeking invertebrates among leaves, usually above the observers head.

References

  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. 51st supplement to the AOU checklist of North American birds

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