French: Todirostre à poitrine brune German: Braunbrust-Todityrann Spanish: Titirijí pechipardo
Other common names:
#R, Itatiaia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Subspecies and Distribution
H. o. obsoletus
(Miranda-Ribeiro, 1905) – SE Brazil, in W Rio de Janeiro (Serra do Itatiaia) and E São Paulo (Serra Bocaina and Serra Bananal).
H. o. zimmeri
Traylor, 1979 – SE Brazil (Paraná S to N Rio Grande do Sul) and extreme NE Argentina (Misiones).
11 cm; 9–11 g. Nominate race has crown and upperparts plain brownish-olive, supraloral buffy, forming distinct spot in front of eye, eyering pale buffy, side of head... read more
Sharp, fast staccato notes, “tic-tic-tic, tic”, slower and with each note more distinct than in the... read more
Mature humid tropical forest and older second growth, especially in bamboo patches; 500–2300... read more
Food and feeding
Insects. Forages alone or in pairs in shady undergrowth, especially in bamboo thickets, usually only 1–3 m above ground; makes short... read more
Nov–Dec in Rio Grande do Sul (SE Brazil). Nest unusual for genus, a globular ball 17·5 cm high and 16 cm wide, dome-shaped roof and... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Atlantic Forest Mountains EBA. Uncommon to fairly common. Fairly common in N Rio Grande do Sul, Mata dos Godoy... read more
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