Olivaceous Thornbill (Chalcostigma olivaceum) - HBW 5, p. 655
French: Métallure olivâtre
German: Braunes Glanzschwänzchen
Spanish: Colibrí Oliváceo
Taxonomy: Ramphomicron olivaceus Lawrence, 1864, La Paz, Bolivia.
Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- pallens Carriker, 1935 - locally in Andes of C Peru.
- olivaceum (Lawrence, 1864) - locally in E Andes of SE Peru and WC Bolivia.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
foraging behavior Locality Ticlio Pass, Lima Department, Peru (ssp pallens)
Daniêl Jimenez 11 November 2012 1 year ago 30 sec 3.7
A male on a rock Locality Marcapomacocha, Junín Department, Peru (ssp pallens)
Luc Fazio 18 July 1999 6 years ago 7 sec 3.4
A bird forages in flying around looking for food. Locality Marcapomacocha, Junín Department, Peru (ssp pallens)
Yoel Jimenez 11 November 2012 50 weeks ago 14 sec 3.2
male characteristically feeding by 'hopping' between ground loving flowers Locality Marcapomacocha, Junín Department, Peru (ssp pallens)
Martin Kennewell 13 September 2006 2 years ago 42 sec 3
A bird flitting between small red flowers on the ground.
Locality Marcapomacocha, Junín Department, Peru
Ken Havard 15 June 2012 1 year ago 2.3
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