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Slaty Flowerpiercer

Diglossa plumbea


This is a common bird in mountain forest canopy and edges, and especially in sunlit clearings and areas with flowering shrubs, which can include gardens. The lower altitudinal limit of its breeding range increases from 1200 m in the north of Costa Rica to 1900 m in the southern mountains. It is found well above the timberline in páramo habitat.


is endemic to the highlands of Costa Rica and western Panama.

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Ismael Chaves
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Ismael Chaves

Cartago, Costa Rica

Spotted on Feb 7, 2013
Submitted on Nov 5, 2013

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