|Rufous-capped Warbler Basileuterus rufifrons
(aka Chestnut-capped Warbler Basileuterus delatrii) Colombian name: Arañero Cabecirrufo
The Rufous-capped Warbler is distributed from Mexico through Central America to northern Colombia. See the distribution map at NatureServe.
past, the yellow-bellied group of sub-species distributed from Guatemala southwards has been
treated as a full species by some authorities and called Chestnut-capped Warbler B.
It is found in the undergrowth of woodland and secondary growth.
It has a distinctive rufous chestnut crown and ear-coverts separated by a long white eye stripe. In Colombia the sub-species is B. r. mesochrysus which belongs to the delatrii group in which the underparts are all yellow.
in photos 2 and 3 was recorded by Jeremy Minns.
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