French: Viréon brunâtre German: Braunkopfvireo Spanish: Verdillo cabecicastaño
P. L. Sclater
Ypanema, central Brazil; error = Rio Uaupés, Amazonas, north Brazil
S Venezuela (Amazonas and Bolívar), E Colombia (E Vichada, Guainía and Vaupés) and NW Brazil (R Negro drainage in N Amazonas and Roraima, E to W bank of R Negro near Manaus).
11·4–11·5 cm; 8–11·5 g. Crown is brown or dull sepia with faint yellowish wash, contrasting with olive-green upperparts; primaries and secondaries dark greyish,... read more
Territorial song a loud, slow "seeeeearn, seeeeearn", each note inflected downwards, at... read more
Savanna woodland, scrubby low-canopy forest on sandy soil, blackwater areas, and borders of tall... read more
Food and feeding
Recorded food items insects and caterpillars. Forages actively, 5–12 m up, in leafy areas. Hangs upside-down to forage from tips of... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Not well known; appears to be fairly uncommon to uncommon in much of range.
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