Drab Hemispingus (Hemispingus xanthophthalmus) - HBW 16, p. 169
French: Tangara aux yeux jaunes
Spanish: Hemispingo Modesto
Other common names: Dark Hemispingus, Drab Tanager
Taxonomy: Dacnis xanthophthalma Taczanowski, 1874, Maraynioc, Junín, Peru.
Genus has been thought to belong with New World warblers (Parulidae), but recent molecular-genetic data support placement in present family; monophyly of genus questioned, supported by some molecular data, but other molecular data equivocal. Forms a superspecies with H. verticalis, both formerly placed in separate genus, Pseudospingus. Monotypic.
Distribution: E slope of Andes in Peru (S side of Marañón Valley in Amazonas) S to W Bolivia (La Paz).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A bird walking on the big leaves. Locality Satipo Road, Junín Department, Peru (Monotypic species)
Yoel Jimenez 9 November 2012 3 years ago 42 sec 4.3
bird hopping from twig to twig Locality Satipo Road, Junín Department, Peru (Monotypic species)
Daniêl Jimenez 9 November 2012 3 years ago 30 sec 3.8
drab and distant in canopy, and not really admired! Locality Abra Barro Negro, Amazonas Department, Peru (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 30 October 2012 2 years ago 16 sec 3
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