French: Ada huppé German: Haubendunkeltyrann Spanish: Viudita copetona
São Paulo, Brazil
S Brazil (S Mato Grosso E to E Tocantins and Espírito Santo, S to Rio Grande do Sul) and E Uruguay, also E Paraguay (Amambay).
20–21 cm. Large and conspicuously black-crested. Plumage is glossy blue-black, head with long, slender, pointed crest; base of remiges white (hidden or mostly so at... read more
Usually silent; night song reported to be modulated, ascending and descending notes with short... read more
Savannas, open grassy or shrubby areas, often near groves of trees; mostly below 1100 m.
Food and feeding
Insects, occasionally small fruit; at one site in Minas Gerais, berries of Miconia albicans (Melastomataceae) were apparently an... read more
Little information. Apparently breeds Sept–Nov in Brazil. Two neighbouring territories in Minas Gerais were of 6·5 ha and 7... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to fairly common. Poorly known. Appears to have large home ranges. In Brazil, locally common below Itatiaia National Park, and occurs also... read more
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