Inca Flycatcher (Leptopogon taczanowskii) - HBW 9, p. 308
French: Pipromorphe inca
Spanish: Orejero Inca
Other common names: Inca Leptopogon
Taxonomy: Leptopogon taczanowskii Hellmayr, 1917, Ray-Urmana, Huayabamba Valley, 8000 feet [c. 2440 m], Amazonas, Peru.
Forms a superspecies with L. rufipectus. Present species originally named “L. rufipectus”, but that name invalid, as preoccupied by its close relative. Monotypic.
Distribution: E Andes of Peru, from Amazonas and San Martín S to Cuzco.
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A perched bird
Locality Abra Patricia, San Martín Department, Peru
Chris and Megan Perkins 26 November 2011 2 years ago 3.8
seen in a mixed species flock, sitting low in a tree, eye level
Locality Cock of the Rock Lodge, Kosñipata Valley, Manu Biosphere Reserve, Madre de Dios Department, Peru (Monotypic species)
Niels Poul Dreyer 19 October 2010 5 years ago 3.4