BS2008-06

More photographic evidence of rufous-morph Bright-rumped Attila (Attila spadiceus) with striking pale eyes from Peru.

Boano & Janni (2008) present photographs of a single rufous-morph Bright-rumped Attila (Attila spadiceus) with strikingly pale eyes from Depto. Loreto, Peru, and further mention similar birds reported elsewhere within the western Amazon basin, including one from Manu, in southeastern Peru by Paul Coopmans. They discuss eye-color in this species to explore the diversity of phenotypes within Bright-rumped Attilas, as well as to clarify identification issues with the similar looking Dull-capped Attila (A. bolivianus). Here, I add to their discussion, providing further photographic evidence of pale-eyed rufous-morph Bright-rumped Attila from southeastern Peru.