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Photo by megan perkins
Nuevo Salem, N Peru, November 2011
Wetmorethraupis sterrhopteron



Ecuador and Peru.


This is a monotypic species1.


Forest and edge over dry ground at tropical elevations.


Mostly in canopy, often probing moss etc. on main branches. Eats invertabrates and fruit.


  1. Clements, James F. 2007. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to October 2007. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. ISBN 9780801445019

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