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Gnatcatchers (Polioptilidae)

Iquitos Gnatcatcher (Polioptila clementsi) - HBW 11, p. 375

French: Gobemoucheron de Clements German: Iquitosmückenfänger Spanish: Perlita de Iquitos

Taxonomy: Polioptila clementsi Whitney and Álvarez, 2005, Allpahuayo-Mishana Reserved Zone, 03° 55’ S, 73° 29’ W, south bank of River Nanay, c. 25 km WSW of Iquitos, Loreto, Peru.
Part of a group that also contains P. guianensis, P. facilis and P. paraensis, which is probably sister-group to P. schistaceigula. Monotypic.

Distribution: Iquitos region (NC Loreto), in Amazon Basin of NE Peru.

  • Critically Endangered
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