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Myadestes melanops  Black-faced solitaire,Myadestes melanops Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Myadestes melanops

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  1. Stunning scene and details. I particularly like the orange legs and yellow claws! Posted 7 months ago
  2. I love to see the beautiful birds from Costa Rica here :-) Posted 7 months ago

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The black-faced solitaire is a bird in the thrush family endemic to highlands in Costa Rica and western Panama.

This is a bird of dense undergrowth and bamboo clumps in wet mountain forest, normally from 750 to 3,000 m altitude. It disperses as low as 400 m in the wet season, when it may form loose flocks. It builds a cup nest of mosses and liverworts in a tree crevice, hole in a mossy bank, or concealed amongst mosses and epiphytes in a tree fork up to 3.5 m above the ground. The.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Minor Torres
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Uploaded Sep 15, 2018. Captured Mar 1, 2014 11:20.
  • Canon EOS 50D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/250s
  • ISO800
  • 420mm