Marble-faced bristle tyrant

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Marble-faced bristle tyrant
near Zamora, Ecuador
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Pogonotriccus
P. ophthalmicus
Binomial name
Pogonotriccus ophthalmicus

The marble-faced bristle tyrant (Pogonotriccus ophthalmicus) is a species of passerine bird in the family Tyrannidae. This species is sometimes placed in the genus Phylloscartes.

It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Pogonotriccus ophthalmicus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

Further reading[edit]

  • Greeney, Harold F. (2009). "A nest of the Marble-Faced Bristle Tyrant (Pogonotriccus ophthalmicus) with comparative comments on nests of related genera". Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 121 (3): 631–634. doi:10.1676/08-106.1.</ref>