Order: Passeriformes | Family: Tityridae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Southeast Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Southern Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Females | Loc. Amazonia, Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Southeast Peru
Status: The White-winged Becard is uncommon and widespread in Amazonia where it is known to range up to 1500 m along the foothill of the Andes. Austral migrants are expected in Southeastern Peru during the months of March through October. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Cabezón de Ala Blanca.
Sub-species: White-winged Becard (Pachyramphus polychopterus tenebrosus), J. T. Zimmer, 1936. SE Colombia (SE Nariño and W Caquetá E to Amazonas), E Ecuador and NE Peru (N & W Loreto and San Martín).
(Pachyramphus polychopterus nigriventris), P. L. Sclater, 1857. E Colombia (E of Andes in W Meta S to Vaupés), W Brazil (both banks of upper Amazon E to R Jamundá and E bank of R Madeira), E Peru (S of R Marañón) and N Bolivia (Beni). (Pachyramphus polychopterus spixii), (Swainson, 1838). NW Bolivia (Pando and La Paz E to Santa Cruz and S to Tarija), SE Peru (Madre de Dios), S & SE Brazil (Mato Grosso E to Espírito Santo, S to Rio Grande do Sul).
Meaning of Name: Pachyramphus: Gr. pakhus= stout, thick and rhamphos= bill. polychopterus: Gr. polus= much and khroa, khroas= appearance, and pteros, pteron= wing, winged.
- 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.