P. L. Sclater and Salvin, 1880,
Sarayacu, west Pastaza, Ecuador.
Present species included C. obrieni until recent discovery of latter in the wild#R. Both taxa currently under C. spectabilis shown to differ from obrieni in having lower breast to vent (and underwing-coverts) extensively mottled and barred black on yellowish-buff vs clear pale dull yellowish-buff (3); nape, mantle and wing-coverts heavily barred black on yellow-buff, the black greatly predominating, with tertials dull chestnut vs predominantly pale dull yellowish-buff (slightly paler, less orangey, than below), with broad dark barring on wing-coverts (but still with more pale than dark coloration) and a few marks on scapulars and tertials (3); tertials dull chestnut as on secondaries vs pale dull rufous-tinged yellowish-buff (2); back to uppertail-coverts darker and more orangey vs paler orangey yellowish-buff (ns); bill appearing less deeply and less extensively yellowish distally, although this could be individual variation (ns); larger size (at least 1). Separate species status supported also by recent molecular studies#R,#R, which indicate that obrieni is sister to C. spectabilis.Two subspecies recognized.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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