|Marble-faced Bristle-Tyrant Phylloscartes
(aka Pogonotriccus ophthalmicus)
|Colombia and Ecuador
The Marble-faced Bristle-tyrant is distributed in the Andes from Colombia to central Bolivia with a disjunct population in the hills around Caracas.. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found in the borders of montane forest in the mid-storey and sub-canopy at altitudes mainly between 800 and 2,200 metres.
I originally identified the bird in photo 1 as Ashy-throated Tyrannulet Phyllomyias cinereiceps but, as Avery Bartels of eBird pointed out, this bird has a longer tail and more pronounced wing bars. It also has a mottled rather than streaky breast.
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