Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Tityridae (Tityras, Becards, Sharpbill)  
Genus: Laniisoma (1 species, 2 worldwide)


Andean Laniisoma
Andean Laniisoma (Laniisoma buckleyi buckleyi) Near Threatened
Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Ana Agreda     Copyright and usage info

An almost mythical bird of western slope Andean forests, that was split from the [Brazilian Laniisoma] of the Atlantic rainforest. Before it was called the Shrike-like Cotinga. Looks a bit like a yellowish [Scaled Fruiteater], but few have seen it.


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