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Mottle-backed elaenia (Elaenia gigas) Via a Pozuzo, Pasco, Peru. Jul 16, 2020 Elaenia gigas,Geotagged,Mottle-backed elaenia,Peru,Winter Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Mottle-backed elaenia (Elaenia gigas)

Via a Pozuzo, Pasco, Peru. Jul 16, 2020

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  1. Elaenia are easily one of the most headache-inducing genera in one of the most headache-inducing families, and one of my personal birding nemeses, so it's always nice when you run into a (relatively) distinctive one! Posted 5 days ago
  2. The pleasure of shooting a rare species is really huge! Congratulations! Posted 5 days ago
    1. This isn't really a rare species, I was just pleased that I could identify it correctly! Posted 5 days ago
  3. Beautiful! Posted 2 days ago
    1. Thanks! Posted 2 days ago

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The mottle-backed elaenia is a species of bird in the family Tyrannidae. It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist shrubland and heavily degraded former forest.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
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By Thibaud Aronson

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Uploaded Nov 20, 2020. Captured Jul 16, 2020 15:29 in 5NA, 19250, Peru.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/8.0
  • 1/1000s
  • ISO2500
  • 560mm