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Photo © by Anselmo d Affonseca
Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil, 22 February 2015
Piprites chloris



South America: found in Colombia, Venezuela, the Guianas (Guyana, French Guiana, Suriname) Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay and Argentina.



There are 7 subspecies[1]

  • P. c. antioquiae: Central Andes of Colombia (Antioquia)
  • P. c. boliviana: Tropical Venezuela northern Bolivia and south-western Amazonian Brazil
  • P. c. chlorion: Tropical south-eastern the Guianas and northern Brazil
  • P. c. chloris: South East Brazil (Espírito Santo) to eastern Paraguay and north-eastern Argentina
  • P. c. grisescens: Brazil (eastern Pará)
  • P. c. perijana: Sierra de Perijá (eastern Colombia) and Andes of western Venezuela
  • P. c. tschudii: Tropical south-eastern Colombia to central Peru and north-western Brazil


Rain forests.



  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2022. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2022. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. BirdForum member observations

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