Black Berrypecker Melanocharis nigra

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A small, common bird of lowland and foothill forest. Fairly slender with a black bill. Male plumage varies geographically but all have black head, back, tail and a white side tuft. Underparts are gray or black, and wing is olive or black. Female is mainly olive with a slightly paler underparts. Similar to Obscure and Mid-Mountain Berrypeckers, but Black has a shorter tail than Mid-Mountain and lacks the orange bill of Obscure. Voice, a repeated, scratchy “witoo-chii!” ending on a high note.

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