P. L. Sclater, 1859,
Hitherto treated as conspecific with C. cinereum, but differs in its buffy vs whitish supercilium (2); brown-grey vs pure mid-grey upperparts (2); dull ochreish vs whitish-grey (littorale) or pale grey (cinereum) throat to belly (2); longer white “speculum” at base of central primaries (ns); longer tail (effect size of males vs geographically closer littorale 4.22, but for latter n=8, and vs more distant nominate 2.18, score 2). Monotypic.
Colombia in S part of C & E Andes (Cauca) S to S Ecuador.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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