Buff-rumped Warbler (Phaeothlypis fulvicauda)

Order: Passeriformes Family: Parulidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Madre de Dios, Peru

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Pasco, Peru

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Southeast Ecuador

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Panama

Identification & Behavior: ~13.6 cm (5.3 in). The Buff-rumped Warbler has olive-brown upperparts with a gray crown and buff superciliary. The underparts are pale with buff on the sides of the breast and flanks. The rump and most of the tail are rich buff.

Status: The Buff-rumped Warbler is uncommon to rare in the Amazonian lowlands where it forages along the edges of forest streams. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.

Name in Spanish: Reinita de Lomo Anteado.

Sub-species: Buff-rumped Warbler (Phaeothlypis fulvicauda semicervina), (P. L. Sclater), 1861. E Panama and adjacent W Colombia S in W Andes foothills to NW Peru.
(P. f. fulvicauda), Spix, 1825. W Amazonian Basin in SE Colombia, E Ecuador, NE Peru, W Brazil and N Bolivia.
(P. f. significans), J. T. Zimmer, 1949. Amazonian Basin in SE Peru.

Meaning of Name: Phaeothlypis: Gr. phaios= dusky, brown and thlupis= unknown small bird. fulvicauda: L. fulvus= tawny and cauda= tail.

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Distribution Map


    • Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum.  http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2016.