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Slate-throated whitestart - singing, Putumayo, Colombia  Colombia,Colombia 2018,Colombia South,Fall,Geotagged,Mocoa,Myioborus miniatus,Putumayo,Slate-throated whitestart,South America,World Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Cute! It looks like it has whiskers. Posted 7 months ago
      1. Gasp! What is THAT?? Posted 7 months ago
        1. It's a whiskered auklet. Why...you have a problem with my whiskers?
          https://www.loe.org/content/2017-06-23/BIRDNOTE-Whiskered-Auklet.jpg
          Posted 7 months ago
        2. Got it...whiskered auklet. The whiskers almost look like feathers, which makes me wonder if whiskers are modified feathers. And, now I wonder if dinosaurs had whiskers... Posted 7 months ago
          1. Lol, I love the whiskers! Posted 7 months ago
          2. "And, now I wonder if dinosaurs had whiskers..."

            There goes the night :)
            Posted 7 months ago
            1. Hahaha! Think those deep thoughts ;) Posted 6 months ago

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The slate-throated whitestart, or, less accurately, the slate-throated redstart, is a species of bird in the Parulidae family.

The slate-throated whitestart is a long-tailed warbler measuring 12 cm long. It has a deep rufous head, dark back, and contrasting bright yellow breast, belly and white vent and tail tips. The bill is black, and the legs are blackish-gray.

It is found disjunctly in humid highland forests, from upper understory to mid canopy, in Mexico, Central America,.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Feb 21, 2019. Captured Oct 24, 2018 12:10 in Villagarzon, Mocoa, Putumayo, Colombia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/8.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO220
  • 550mm