French: Moucherolle à bec noir German: Schwarzschnabel-Schnäppertyrann Spanish: Mosquero piquinegro
Cana, 2000 feet [c. 600 m], east Panama
E Panama (Panamá Province and Darién) S locally to NW & N Colombia (N Chocó and middle Magdalena Valley N to S slopes of Santa Marta Mts).
13·2 cm. Rather slender tyrannid; resembles Empidonax but bill and supraloral coloration distinctive and posture different. Male has crown olive-grey, shading to... read more
Song, given infrequently, a loud, sharply enunciated but wheezy or burry “bee béé, be-be-be-bez”, “... read more
Low and dense vegetation near streams and swamps within humid and mature secondary forest; sea-... read more
Food and feeding
Insects. Usually in pairs, often inconspicuous, and does not usually join mixed-species flocks. Perches 1–4 m up, searching for prey... read more
Male in breeding condition in Mar–Apr; juvenile observed late Jun. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Darién Lowlands EBA and Nechí Lowlands EBA. Uncommon to locally common,... read more
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