Orange-fronted plushcrown

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Orange-fronted plushcrown
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Furnariidae
Genus: Metopothrix
P.L. Sclater & Salvin, 1866
Species: M. aurantiaca
Binomial name
Metopothrix aurantiaca
Sclater & Salvin, 1866

The orange-fronted plushcrown (Metopothrix aurantiaca) is a species of bird in the Furnariidae family. It is the only member of the genus Metopothrix.

It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest.

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