Dusky Piha Lipaugus fuscocinereus

Colombian name: Guardabosque Cenizo
Dusky Piha, Rio Blanco, Caldas, Colombia, April 2012 - click for larger image Rio Blanco, Caldas, Colombia
April 2012

The Dusky Piha is distributed in the Andes from Colombia through Ecuador to the extreme north of Peru. See the distribution map at NatureServe. It is found in montane forest mainly between 2,000 and 3,000 metres where it feeds on fruit.

Dusky Piha, Rio Blanco, Caldas, Colombia, April 2012 - click for larger image It is the largest Piha with a long tail. It is generally grey with a paler throat.

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