Tepui whitestart

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Tepui whitestart
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Parulidae
Genus: Myioborus
Species: M. castaneocapilla
Binomial name
Myioborus castaneocapilla
(Cabanis, 1849)

Myioborus brunniceps castaneocapilla

The tepui whitestart (Myioborus castaneocapilla), or, less accurately, the tepui redstart, is a species of bird in the Parulidae family. It is found in humid highland forest, woodland and scrub in the Tepuis in southern Venezuela, western Guyana and northern Brazil. It is sometimes included as a subspecies of the brown-capped whitestart.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Myioborus castaneocapilla". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.