French: Tyranneau sylvain German: Rostring-Laubtyrann Spanish: Orejerito ojirrojo
Cabanis and Heine
#R, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
E Paraguay (Canindeyú S to Itapúa), SE Brazil (S Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo S to Santa Catarina) and NE Argentina (Misiones).
12 cm; c. 8 g. Upperparts and crown bright yellowish olive; prominent loral patch and eyering rufous-chestnut, auriculars yellow-green and lacking any contrasting dark patch... read more
Song is a fast, complex series of high notes, “swit-swi-swi-swi-swi-deedeedeedee-swi-swi.”
Humid lowland and foothill evergreen forest and forest edge, to 600 m.
Food and feeding
Arthropods. Forages alone or in pairs, occasionally in family groups of 3–5 birds, mainly in forest canopy, often in company of mixed... read more
Aug–Oct in Argentina; adults with fledged young in Feb, in Brazil. Hanging nest with lateral entrance hole, composed mainly of moss... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Uncommon to scarce. Occurs in several protected areas, in Brazil including e.g. Iguaçu National Park and... read more
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