Statius Müller, 1776,
Size (wing length and weight) varies geographically, birds from Andean foothills of Peru considerably larger, and those from Central America somewhat larger, than birds from the Guianas; but differences insufficient to justify recognition of any races. Monotypic.
Caribbean side of extreme S Nicaragua, Costa Rica and W Panama and, E from Canal Zone, on both sides S to N & W Colombia (from Gulf of Urabá E to middle Magdalena Valley, and W of Andes) and NW Ecuador; also Amazonia from E Colombia (S from Meta and Vaupés), S & E Venezuela (S of R Orinoco) and the Guianas S to SE Peru, C Brazil (S to middle reaches of S tributaries) and N Bolivia; in N, apparently absent from most of R Negro drainage.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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