Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Gnatcatchers :: Tropical Gnatcatcher

Tropical Gnatcatcher Polioptila plumbea

Described by: Gmelin, J. F. (1788)
Alternate common name(s): White-browed Gnatcatcher, Mountain Gnatcatcher, Maranon Gnatcatcher
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Papagayo Gulf, Guanacaste, Costa Rica - Jan 4, 2003 © Nick Kontonicolas  Boa Nova, Bahia, Brazil - Jul, 2002 © Arthur Grosset  Boa Nova, Bahia, Brazil - Jul, 2002 © Arthur Grosset  Palo Verde National Park, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica - Nov, 2006 © Lou Hegedus 
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S. Mexico to c. South America;
(1) Se. Mexico (Yucatan Peninsula, Campeche, Quintana Roo), Belize, Honduras, and Nicaragua.
(2) Se. Mexico (Oaxaca) to Costa Rica and Panama including Pearl Is.
(3) Coiba Is. off Panama.
(4) Colombia, w. Ecuador and w. Peru s. to Lima.
(5) N. Colombia and n. Venezuela including Margarita Is. Santa Marta Mountains.
(6) Colombia.
(7) Colombia.
(8) E. Colombia, s. Venezuela and n. Brazil.
(9) Guyana, Surinam, Guiana and ne. Brazil.
(10) N. Peru (upper Maranon Valley from Piura and Cajamarca s. to Lima).
(11) E. Ecuador and e. Peru.
(12) Ne. Brazil (Bahia (Chapada Diamantina)).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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