Schistocichla leucostigma brunneiceps
J. T. Zimmer, 1931,
Chaquimayo, 3000 feet [c. 915 m], Andes of Carabaya, Peru.
See M. schistaceus. Until recently considered conspecific with M. leucostigma (which see). Differs from latter in its higher-pitched (2) and slower (2) loudsong, with fewer total notes; and female with head brown vs grey (3); from M. rufifacies in characters given under that species; and from M. humaythae in its much higher-pitched (3) and many fewer-noted (3) loudsong, also descending at end rather than even-pitched; and plumage darker in both sexes#R (1). Monotypic.
S Peru (Cuzco, W Madre de Dios, Puno) and extreme WC Bolivia (WC La Paz).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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