French: Todirostre à gorge fauve German: Graukappen-Todityrann Spanish: Titirijí gorjirrufo
Disjunctly along foothill ridges of E Andes in Ecuador (Napo, Morona-Santiago, Zamora-Chinchipe), Peru (Loreto, San Martín and Huánuco S to N Puno) and N Bolivia (La Paz, extreme SW Beni, W Santa Cruz); recently recorded in S Colombia (Putumayo)#R.
12 cm; 7·8–9·5 g. Largest member of genus. Plumage is rather light olive above, crown greyer, supraloral spot, ocular area and cheek pale dull buff; wings and tail... read more
Vocalizes persistently throughout day, a nagging nasal “kik-keek-keek keek-kéék” or “kw-díp, kw-díp... read more
Humid foothill forest on isolated low massifs; 800–1500 m.
Food and feeding
Insects. Forages singly or in pairs; occasionally joins mixed-species flocks. Perches 2–8 m above ground, well below canopy, in... read more
Oct–Dec in SE Peru. Nest an elongated structure woven from grass blades and weak twigs; rounded side entrance covered by short,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Rare to uncommon and very local. Recorded at only four sites in Ecuador, on S slope of Volcán Sumaco and along... read more
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