Chestnut-belted Chat-tyrant Ochthoeca thoracica
(aka Maroon-belted Chat-Tyrant)
Chestnut-belted Chat-Tyrant, Atuen Valley, Leymebamba, Peru, October 2018 - click for larger image Atuen Valley, Leymebamba, Peru
October 2018

The Chestnut-belted Chat-tyrant is distributed in the Andes of Peru and Bolivia where it is found at forest borders usually near rivers. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It forages for insects and is usually below 4 metres from the ground.

This photo is of the sub-species O. t. angustifasciata which is distinguished by a narrower chestnut breast band than the nominate sub-species.

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