French: Tyranneau de Becker German: Bahialaubtyrann Spanish: Orejerito de Bahía
Gonzaga and Pacheco
Boa Nova, Bahia, Brazil
Locally in C & S Bahia and NE Minas Gerais, in E Brazil.
12 cm; 7·5–9 g. Plumage is bright olive-green above, crown feathers greyish at centre; narrow supraloral stripe and eyering buffy, becoming creamy whitish behind... read more
Short, very soft “tik” contact calls between members of pair, and variable but equally... read more
Primary forest and old secondary evergreen forest in highlands, at 750–1200 m.
Food and feeding
Stomach contents of four specimens contained only insects. Forages actively in canopy and upper edges of tallest trees, almost always in... read more
Not documented. Season probably Sept–Feb.
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Atlantic Forest Mountains EBA. Known from only three localities: small forest remnants in Serra do Ouricana (near Boa Nova),... read more
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