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Yellow-Bellied Elaenia

Elaenia flavogaster


A small bird of the tyrant-flycatcher family. It has an extremely large range from Mexico to Argentina, and can be quite common. It has a bushy crest that parts to reveal a white crown patch, and a pale yellow belly, giving it its name. It is a noisy bird, giving a nasal "breeeer" call. It feeds on berries and insects.


Cloud Forest, near human habitation

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Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.30, Long: -84.80

Spotted on Mar 27, 2012
Submitted on Jul 25, 2012

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