mountains above Chilpancingo, Guerrero, Mexico.
Commonly treated as conspecific with A. concolor (which is treated here as conspecific with A. moesta including the formerly split A. carrizalensis), but when first described it was placed in its own genus Amaurospizopsis; differs (in this analysis rictal bristles and nostrils accorded equivalence of plumage characters) by its slate-blue vs dark blue plumage in male (2); longer rictal bristles#R (allow 1); operculate nostrils#R (allow 1); shorter, deeper bill (allow 1); longer wing and tail (mean of 3 male tails 57.7 mm vs mean of 5 males 50.8; allow 2); “slightly higher and faster” song#R (at least 1). Monotypic.
Mountains of Jalisco, Colima, Morelos, Puebla, Guerrero and Oaxaca, in SW Mexico.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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