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 2 years ago 30 sec 4.2
A male on a rock Locality Marcapomacocha, Junín Department, Peru (ssp pallens)
Luc Fazio 18 July 1999 7 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 1 year 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 3 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 2 years ago 2.4
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