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Peppershrike, Rufous-browed
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Cyclarhis gujanensis
Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Caribbean, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Global, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South America, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela Read more
Related Reading
Partners in Flight estimate the total population to number 5,000,000-50,000,000 individuals (A. Panjabi in litt. 2008). ...
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The adult Rufous-browed Peppershrike is approximately 15 cm long and weighs 28 g. It is bull-headed with a thick, somewhat shrike-like bill, which typically is blackish below and pinkish-grey above. The head is grey with a strong rufous eyebrow. The upperparts are green, and the yellow throat and breast shade into a white belly. The subspecies ochrocephala from the south-eastern part of its range has a shorter rufous eyebrow and a brown-tinged crown, while the subspecies virenticeps, contrerasi and saturata from north-western Peru and western Ecuador have greenish-yellow (not grey, as in the "typical" subspecies) nape, auriculars and cheeks. ...
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