Cacicus uropygialis pacificus
Alto Bonito, Río Sucio, Chocó, Colombia.
Sometimes regarded as conspecific with C. uropygialis, but differs notably in both voice and size (much shorter wings and tail); hitherto treated as conspecific with C. microrhynchus, but mitochondrial DNA indicates that C. pacificus is more closely related to C. uropygialis#R, making treatment in HBW untenable. From C. microrhynchus, differs in its slightly richer red rump (1); stronger and more extensive concealed white bases to dorsal feathering (1); much broader-based lower mandible (by 2 mm) yet virtually same-length bill (at least 2); slightly longer wing and tail (based on published measurements#R allow 1); fairly distinctive song, reaching much lower maximum frequency (at least 2) and with different note shape (principally downslurred vs irregularly overslurred) (1)#R. Monotypic.
E Panama (Darién) and Pacific lowlands of Colombia S to SW Ecuador (El Oro).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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