French: Tyranneau de Chapman German: Olivkappen-Laubtyrann Spanish: Orejerito de Chapman
Other common names: Chapman's Tyrannulet
Cerro Roraima, 4200 feet [c. 1280 m], Venezuela.
Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution
P. c. chapmani
(Gilliard, 1940) – tepui region of S Venezuela (S Bolívar and N Amazonas) and adjacent Guyana and Brazil.
P. c. duidae
(Phelps, Sr & Phelps, Jr, 1951) – Cerros Duida and Neblina, in S Venezuela (S Amazonas) and adjoining Brazil.
12 cm; 8 g. Plumage is dull olive above, crown slightly darker olive; ill-defined supraloral stripe whitish, white eyering; black eyeline meeting sharp black auricular... read more
Humid montane evergreen forest, especially wet and mossy forest on slopes of tepuis, between 1000 m... read more
Food and feeding
Diet unknown; probably insects. Forages in pairs or in (presumably) family groups, typically in mixed-species flocks. Perches in mid-storey... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Tepuis EBA. Poorly known. Apparently locally common. In Venezuela, rare and local on Sierra de Lema and at top... read more
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