Scytalopus unicolor latrans
Cerro Munchique, 7000 feet [c. 2130 m], in coast range west of Popayán, Cauca, Colombia.
Formerly treated as conspecific with S. unicolor, but differs vocally. Race subcinereus sometimes treated as separate species; further research needed. Birds from W slope of E Andes in Colombia and from mid-elevations on Amazonian slope from Venezuela to N Peru, although included in nominate race, differ from it somewhat in vocalizations and in plumage coloration, and those from Ecuador, at least, are genetically closer to subcinereus. Race intermedius vocally somewhat distinct from the other two subspecies, and the female is relatively distinct in plumage; further study required. Three subspecies currently recognized.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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