DeLattre and Bourcier, 1846,
Birds from N part of C Cordillera of Colombia, slightly greener in overall coloration and with longer bill, were formerly awarded race bogotensis; as variation clinal, however, subspecific rank not appropriate. Monotypic.
SW & C Andes of Colombia (S from Caldas) to NW Ecuador (mainly Pichincha and Napo). Contrary to previous reports, does not occur in E Andes of Colombia.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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