French: Moucherolle fascié German: Rostschnäppertyrann Spanish: Mosquero estriado
Subspecies and Distribution
M. f. furfurosus
(Thayer & Bangs, 1905) – SW Costa Rica (Térraba Valley) to C Panama (including Pearl Is).
M. f. fasciatus
(Statius Müller, 1776) – Venezuela, Trinidad, the Guianas, N Brazil (Roraima, Amapá), Colombia (except SW) and E Ecuador.
M. f. saturatus
(Berlepsch & Stolzmann, 1906) – E Peru (San Martín to Cuzco).
M. f. auriceps
(Gould & G. R. Gray#R, 1839) – SE Peru, W Brazil (Acre), N & E Bolivia, N & C Argentina (S to Buenos Aires) and W Paraguay.
M. f. flammiceps
(Temminck, 1822) – E & S Brazil (E from E Pará, Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul) and E Paraguay S to NE Argentina and Uruguay.
11–12·7 cm; 8–14 g (nominate race), 8·4–9·5 g (race furfurosus), 8–15·3 (race flammiceps), 7·1... read more
Call described as “chlep”, “jewleh”, muffled “squek” or low... read more
Lower to middle strata of dry forest, forest edge, brushy savanna, hedgerows and pastures, riparian... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, including small beetles (Coleoptera), ants and small wasps (Hymenoptera) and flies (Diptera); some small berries also included in... read more
Season late Mar–Jun in Costa Rica, Panama and NC Venezuela, May–Feb in Belém (E Amazonian Brazil), Dec–Jan in... read more
Mostly resident; S populations migratory (and also move downslope in Bolivia), with race ... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Fairly common to common through much of its range, and the most widespread of genus; somewhat more local in Costa Rica, the Guianas... read more
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