Common Bush-tanager Chlorospingus flavopectus
(aka Common Chlorospingus Chlorospingus ophthalmicus)
Common Bush-tanager, Abra Patricia, Amazonas, Peru, October 2018 - click on image for a larger view Peru and Ecuador

The Common Bush-tanager is distributed from the south of Mexico through Central America to the Andes of South America as far south as north-west Argentina. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found mainly in the undergrowth of cloud forests and their borders.

Common Bush-tanager, Cabanas San Isisdro, Napo, Ecuador, November 2019 - click on image for a larger view There are 26 to 28 sub-species with quite variable plumage and a view that there might be several species involved.

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