Ovenbirds (Furnariidae)

Henna-hooded Foliage-gleaner (Hylocryptus erythrocephalus) - HBW 8, p. 348

French: Anabate à tête orange German: Westlicher Rötelbaumspäher Spanish: Ticotico Cabecirrufo Occidental
Other common names: Tawny-headed Hylocryptus

Taxonomy: Hylocryptus erythrocephalus Chapman, 1919, Alamor, 4300 feet [c. 1300 m], Peru-Ecuador border.
Has sometimes been placed in genus Automolus. Race palamblae known from only few specimens; quantitative analysis may show that it is not diagnosable. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • erythrocephalus Chapman, 1919 - SW Ecuador (coastal cordillera in SW Manabí and W Guayas, also El Oro and W Loja) and extreme NW Peru (Tumbes).
  • palamblae J. T. Zimmer, 1935 - NW Peru (Piura, Lambayeque).