Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Buntings, Sparrows, Seedeaters and Allies :: Slaty Flowerpiercer

Slaty Flowerpiercer Diglossa plumbea

Described by: Cabanis (1861)
Alternate common name(s): Slaty Flower-piercer
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Savegre Lodge, Costa Rica - Feb, 2005 © Kent Nickell  Savegre Highlands, Costa Rica - Nov, 2006 © Lou Hegedus  Mirador de Quetzales, Costa Rica - Mar 3, 2004 © James Ownby  near Turrialba Volcano, Costa Rica - Feb 11, 2007 © Elidier Vargas  Yanacocha Reserve, Pichincha Province, Ecuador - Feb 23, 2009 © Larry Sirvio 
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(1) Costa Rica to w. Panama.
(2) W. Panama.


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


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