|Casupe, Cajamarca, Peru
The Ecuadorian Piculet is distributed in western Ecuador and north-west Peru. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found in dry deciduous forest and arid scrubby areas up to 1,800 metres.
|It is brownish-grey above and heavily barred black and white below. The male has yellow tips to the forecrown
Dr Philip Sclater (1829-1913) was the founder and editor of the magazine Ibis and the editor of the journal of the British Ornithological Union.
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