|White-lored Warbler Basileuterus conspicillatus
(aka Myiothlypis conspicillatus) Colombian name: Arañero Embridado
Nevada de Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia
The White-lored Warbler is endemic to the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta where it is found in humid forest, forest edges and secondary growth at between 450 and 2,200 metres. There is a distribution map at NatureServe.
classified as Near Threatened by Birdlife
International given its restricted range and slowly declining population. On the Birdlife
International map note that it is shown as becoming extinct at the higher elevations of the
It forages mainly in the undergrowth and seems to feed mainly on insects as seen in these photos.
|It has a
grey head with a dull orange crown stripe bordered by black stripes. The lores are whitish as is
the eye-ring. Upperparts are olive green. The throat is pale grey and the remaining underparts are
yellow while the legs are pinkish.
This bird was recorded by Jeremy Minns.
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