Gr. μετωπιας  metōpias  having a high forehead, beetle-browed  < μετωπιον metōpion  brow, forehead  < μετα meta  between; ωψ ōps, ωπος ōpos  eye.

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 9 December 2018).