Double-banded Greytail (Xenerpestes minlosi) - HBW 8, p. 319
French: Queue-grise des feuilles
Spanish: Colagrís Norteño
Other common names: Double-banded Softtail
Taxonomy: Xenerpestes minlosi Berlepsch, 1886, near Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia.
Relationships of genus unclear; plumage, nest architecture and placement, and voice suggest possible relationship to Acrobatornis. Sometimes treated as forming a superspecies with X. singularis, the two differing in elevational distribution. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- umbraticus Wetmore, 1951 - E Panama (Darién), W Colombia (Caribbean lowlands E to R Sinu, and Pacific lowlands) and NW Ecuador (Esmeraldas, NW Pichincha).
- minlosi Berlepsch, 1886 - Caribbean lowlands of Colombia E to middle Magdalena Valley (NW Santander, W Boyacá).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A single bird looking down from a tree branch, then flies down. Locality Torti, Panama Province, Panama
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