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Black-capped Foliage-gleaner

Philydor atricapillus

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Medium-sized foliage-gleaner with a strong head pattern. Uniformly warm rufous apart from a black cap and pale check patch framed by two black lines. Found in humid lowland forests where it usually accompanies mixed-species flocks and forages at all levels. The song is a loud descending trill; also gives metallic “priew” notes.

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