Elainea [sic] cinerea
Marabitanas, Rio Negro, Brazil.
Hitherto treated as conspecific with M. caniceps (and M. parambae), but differs in its blue-grey vs olive-grey upperparts in male (2); broader and whiter wing edging (2); brighter green mantle and back in female (1); shorter wings and tail (effect size for tail −2.63; score 2); longer bill (effect size 1.01; score 1); song with fast concluding pace (2) and greater number of notes (2)#R. Possible hybrid zone in N Bolivia and adjacent area of Brazil, where birds appear to show some affinities to caniceps#R. Monotypic.
E Colombia E through S Venezuela (Bolívar, Amazonas) to SW Guyana and French Guiana, and S through E Ecuador, E Peru and Amazonian Brazil to N Bolivia.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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