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Polystictus pectoralis ssp. bogotensis (Chapman)

Bogota Bearded Tachuri (Polystictus pectoralis ssp. bogotensis)

The Bearded Tachuri (see depiction) is distributed over many parts of northern South America, the subspecies discussed here, hoevere is higly localized and does only occur in the Sabanas de Bogotá in the Department of Cundinamarca in central Colombia.

This form is now most likely extinct.


Bearded Tachuri (Polystictus pectoralis Vieillot); nominate race

Depiction from: ‘John Edward Gray; John Gould; John Richardson; Richard Brinsley Hinds and others: The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Sulphur: under the command of Captain Sir Edward Belcher, during the years 1836-42‘  

(public domain)


edited: 13.09.2020