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Snowornis cryptolophus
Photo by rdavis
Location: Northern Ecuador


Similar Species

Similar to Gray-tailed Piha but with yellowish underside and olive-green tail.


Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.


Two subspecies occur at oppocite sides of Andes: mindoensis on the east side and cryptolophus on the west side1.

This species was in the past placed in genus Lipaugus or Lathria


Moist montanes.



  1. Restall et al. 2006. Birds of Northern South America. Yale University Press. ISBN 9780300124156

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