Flammulated Treehunter (Thripadectes flammulatus) - HBW 8, p. 342
French: Anabate flammé
Spanish: Trepamusgos Flamulado
Taxonomy: Anabates flammulatus Eyton, 1849, New Grenada = “Bogotá”, Colombia.
Forms a superspecies with T. scrutator, and suggested by some authors as being possibly conspecific. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- bricenoi Berlepsch, 1907 - Andes of W Venezuela (Mérida).
- flammulatus (Eyton, 1849) - Santa Marta Mts (NE Colombia) and Andes of SW Venezuela (Táchira), Colombia (W Andes from Antioquia S to Cauca, C range, E range from Norte de Santander S to Cundinamarca), Ecuador (but on W slope S only locally to Azuay) and extreme N Peru (Piura, Cajamarca).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A bird calling from undergrowth. Locality El Dorado Reserve, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Magdalena Department, Colombia (ssp flammulatus)
Keith Blomerley 14 November 2012 50 weeks ago 26 sec 4
A bird singing once Locality Tandayapa Valley, Pichincha Province, Ecuador (ssp flammulatus)
Scott Olmstead 10 January 2008 5 years ago 27 sec 3