French: Viréon à tête cendrée German: Aschkopfvireo Spanish: Verdillo cabecigrís
P. L. Sclater
Vila Beda de Mato Grosso, Rio Guaporé, Brazil
NE Venezuela (Delta Amacuro), Guyana, N Suriname, N French Guiana, N & C Brazil (E Amapá and lower R Amazon E to Maranhão, S to Rondônia, Mato Grosso do Sul, NW São Paulo and Goiás) and N & E Bolivia; a disjunct population in NE Peru (San Martín)#R.
12 cm; male 10·3–12·4 g, female 10·6–11·8 g. Forehead, crown and nape are dull grey, supercilium dull greyish-white, ear-coverts greyish; upperparts, including... read more
Song a persistent, rapidly delivered "peeer-peeer-peeer-pre-e-e-e-e", the latter part a... read more
Deciduous forest, second growth, plantations, gardens, edges of mangrove forest; sea-level to 400 m. read more
Food and feeding
Food, identified from Suriname specimens, mostly insects: Lepidoptera larvae, Orthoptera, beetles (Coleoptera), ants (Formicidae), bugs (... read more
Season extended, in Suriname nest with eggs in early Jan and newly fledged young in mid-Sept. Nest built by both sexes, an open cup woven... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Common or abundant in some parts of range, e.g. Suriname. Only one record in Venezuela, a specimen from S part of Delta Amacuro (near... read more
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