|Rufous-crowned Tody-Flycatcher Poecilotriccus ruficeps
(aka Rufous-crowned Tody-Tyrant)Colombian name: Tiranuelo Coronado
|Rio Blanco, Caldas, Colombia
The Rufous-crowned Tody-flycatcher is distributed in the Andes from the west of Venezuela to the north of Peru. See the distribution map at NatureServe. It is found in montane forest and forest borders at between 1,500 and 2,500 metres. It is normally in the lower levels of the forest and often associated with bamboo.
|The sub-species found in central Colombia is P. r. melanomystax which has whiter cheeks than the other races where they
are a deeper buff.
This bird was recorded by Jeremy Minns.
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