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Myiopagis olallai

Foothill Elaenia

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Tyrannidae
  • Polytypic 3 Subspecies

Authors: Schulenberg, Thomas S., and Guy M. Kirwan


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Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, Thomas S., and Guy M. Kirwan. 2014. Foothill Elaenia (Myiopagis olallai), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: