Atlapetes leucopterus paynteri
Cordillera del Cóndor, above San José de Lourdes, Dept. Cajamarca, Peru, 5°02’ S, 78°51’ W, approximately 2200 m.
Hitherto treated as conspecific with A. leucopterus, but differs in its nearly white vs dark rufous-buff patch on crown and nape (3); grey vs buffy-olive-grey flanks, dorsum, remiges and rectrices (1); white vs buffy undertail-coverts (1); distinctly longer tail (mean of five males 72 mm vs 65.4 in 14 nominate and 64.5 in 12 A. l. dresseri; allow 2); apparent differences in song and call#R, with dawn song having on average fewer notes per phrase (sample size small; allow 1)#R; reported use of more humid forest undergrowth than other races (to be confirmed; ns). Monotypic.
S Zamora-Chinchipe, in S Ecuador and N Cajamarca (Cordillera del Cóndor), in NW Peru.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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