Family Tyrant-flycatchers (Tyrannidae)

Endangered

Antioquia Bristle-tyrant (Pogonotriccus lanyoni)


Taxonomy

French: Tyranneau de Lanyon German: Antioquialaubtyrann Spanish: Orejerito antioqueño
Taxonomy:

Phylloscartes lanyoni

G. R. Graves

, 1988,

El Pescado, Antioquia, Colombia

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Close to P. venezuelanus and P. orbitalis. Monotypic.

Distribution:

E & N slopes of C Andes (Antioquia and Caldas) and W slope of E cordillera (Cundinamarca, Boyacá and Santander), in Colombia.

Descriptive notes

11·5 cm; c. 8 g. Has grey crown, yellowish-white lores and prominent broken eyering; face and auriculars mottled yellowish, faintly bordered above and behind by... read more

Voice

Song similar to other Pogonotriccus: a short, stuttering, descending trill, lasting c. 2... read more

Habitat

Semi-deciduous foothill forest, at 450–1090 m.

Food and feeding

Forages singly or in pairs, often with mixed-species flocks. Little information; diet and behaviour presumably much as for closely related... read more

Breeding

Almost unknown. Nesting recorded in Mar, male with enlarged testes collected in May, and family group observed in Jun.

Movements

Resident.

Status and conservation

ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Nechí Lowlands EBA. Resticted to a 60-km stretch of middle Magdalena Valley in C Andes and W slope of E Andes in... read more

Recommended citation

Fitzpatrick, J. & Sharpe, C.J. (2018). Antioquia Bristle-tyrant (Pogonotriccus lanyoni). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/57235 on 16 October 2018).