- White-crested Elaenia
name = White-crested Elaenia
image_width = 250px
status = LC | status_system = IUCN3.1
classis = Aves
genus = "
species = "E. albiceps"
binomial = "Elaenia albiceps"
binomial_authority = (D'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837)
The White-crested Elaenia ("Elaenia albiceps") is a species of
birdin the Tyrannidaefamily, the tyrant flycatchers. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Falkland Islands, Paraguay, Peru, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, and Uruguay.
habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or tropical moist montanes, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.
The White-crested Elaenia is a permanent resident in the central and southwestern coastal Andean region of
South Americain Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, and northernmost Chile. Also, in most of Argentina, mostly western, and southern and central Chile, Tierra del Fuego, and the Falklands, it is also resident. It also eats a large variety of foods such as grass, berries, seeds, and nuts.
To the north and east in northeast Brazil, the
Amazon Basin, and in the Amazonian Andes regions of eastern Colombia, Peru, and northern Bolivia southeastwards into eastern Brazil, White-crested Elaenia is a non-breeding resident bird, in the austral winter. In the entirety of South America, two thirds of its range is as a non-breeding migratory species.
* BirdLife International 2004. [http://www.iucnredlist.org/search/details.php/49833/all Elaenia albiceps] . [http://www.iucnredlist.org 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. ] Downloaded on 25 July 2007.
* [http://ibc.hbw.com/ibc/phtml/especie.phtml?idEspecie=4771 White-crested Elaenia videos] on the Internet Bird Collection
* [http://vireo.acnatsci.org/search.html?VIREO_SESSION_ID=7d61e735ce1c031ab8a4ffe2c1a18683&Form=Search&SEARCHBY=Common&KEYWORDS=white-crested+elaenia&showwhat=images&AGE=All&SEX=All&ACT=All&Search=Search&VIEW=All&ORIENTATION=All&RESULTS=24 White-crested Elaenia photo gallery] VIREO
* [http://www.avesdechile.cl/081.jpgPhoto-Medium Res] ; [http://www.avesdechile.cl/081en.htm Article & Synopsis] avesdechile
* [http://www.arthurgrosset.com/sabirds/photos/elaalb23397.jpgPhoto-High Res] ; [http://www.arthurgrosset.com/sabirds/white-crestedelaenia.html Article & synopsis] arthurgrosset [http://www.arthurgrosset.com/sabirds/photos/elaalb15538.jpgPhoto-Medium Res, no. 2 of no.4]
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