E. J. O. Hartert, 1897,
Naranjal, Río Pescado, Ecuador.
Hitherto treated as a subspecies of P. longirostris (although HBW mentioned the possibility of its separation); differs from latter in its slightly greener-glossed vs bronze-glossed back (1); much greyer, less buffy-tan underparts, with white vs buffy-tan undertail-coverts and tips of outer rectrices (3); (whiter and) longer mesial streak, extending onto upper breast (1); slightly shorter wing and tail (effect size for wing −1.9) (1); and different vocalizations of lekking males#R (at least 1). Monotypic.
W Ecuador (from W Esmeraldas to S Loja) to NW Peru (Tumbes, Piura).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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