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Photo by Stanley Jones
San Isidro to Baeza road, Napo Province, Ecuador, January 2016
Dendrocincla tyrannina

Identification

23–26·5 cm (9-10½ in)

Distribution

South America: found in Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia

Taxonomy

Subspecies

There are 2 subspecies[1]:

  • D. t. hellmayri:
  • D. t. tyrannina:
  • Andes of Colombia to eastern Peru (Cordillera Vilcabamba); a population in La Paz, Bolivia may belong here, or may represent an undescribed subspecies

Habitat

Eastern-slope of the Andes; mid-elevation montane forest (cloud-forest) at ca. 1,900 m (6,234 ft).

Behaviour

Diet

There is little information available. They are, however presumed to be insectivorous. They have occasionally been sighted in mixed species flocks, but usually forage alone.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved August 2016)

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