|Black-bellied Thorntail Discosura langsdorffi
|Koepcke Reserve, San Martin, Peru
The Black-bellied Thorntail is distributed in western Amazonia and into the Andean foothills while there is a disjunct population in eastern Brazil. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found in the canopy and edges of humid forest.
|The male, seen here, has a long and narrow, forked tail but has no crest unlike the similar Wire-crested Thorntail D. popelairii.|
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