Slate-throated Gnatcatcher (Polioptila schistaceigula) - HBW 11, p. 375
French: Gobemoucheron ardoisé
Spanish: Perlita Pizarrosa
Taxonomy: Polioptila schistaceigula E. J. O. Hartert, 1898, Cachaví, 500 feet [c. 150 m], Esmeraldas, Ecuador.
Probably sister to the group formed by P. guianensis, P. facilis, P. paraensis and P. clementsi. Recent suggestions that birds in E Panama and NW Colombia possibly represent an undescribed race now questioned in light of additional specimen material. Monotypic.
Distribution: E Panama, W Colombia and NW Ecuador.
- Least Concern Enlarge map