French: Paruline à cou gris German: Graukehl-Waldsänger Spanish: Reinita gorjigrís
P. L. Sclater
Subspecies and Distribution
M. c. pallidula
(Wetmore, 1941) – NE Colombia (extreme NW of Sierra de Perijá).
M. c. zuliensis
(Aveledo & Pérez, 1994) – Sierra de Perijá, on Colombia–Venezuela border.
M. c. cinereicollis
(P. L. Sclater, 1864) – E Andes of Colombia (Norte de Santander S to Bogotá region), and Andes of W Venezuela (Mérida and Táchira).
14 cm. Nominate race has grey head with dark grey crown and yellow central crownstripe; olive-green upperparts; pale grey throat and breast, yellow lower underparts; iris... read more
Song infrequently given, relatively weak (easily overlooked), 3–6 or more high thin notes,... read more
Humid submontane forest and forest edges, and secondary growth with undisturbed understorey; at 800... read more
Food and feeding
Little information available. Apparently forages actively in understorey; rather a skulking species.
Nestlings being fed in mid-Jun. Single nest reported to date was an oven-shaped structure made of bark fibres, small twigs and vines,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Colombian East Andes EBA and Cordillera de Mérida EBA. Local and... read more
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