French: Doradite de Dinelli German: Dinellisumpftyrann Spanish: Doradito tucumano
Very locally in NC Argentina (Santiago del Estero, NE Córdoba, Santa Fe; no recent records from Tucumán); non-breeding visitor to N Argentina and Paraguay and possibly extreme SW Brazil (Mato Grosso do Sul) and Bolivia.
11 cm. Plumage is yellowish-olive above, head with rufescent tinge on crown, lores and cheeks; wings more grey, wing-coverts and remiges narrowly edged with buff, modified... read more
Soft but twangy “redek-redek-redidek”, or “zeik-zeik”.
Reedbeds, grassy marsh vegetation, and adjacent shrubs; to 500 m.
Food and feeding
Little known. Forages deep inside marsh vegetation, perch-gleaning insects and spiders.
Sept–Apr. Presumably has aerial display (suggested by presence of modified primaries), but not yet documented. Nest a deep cup... read more
Migratory; moves to extreme S Bolivia and W Paraguay during austral winter (Apr–Aug).
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Not well known; apparently rare to locally common. More or less common in its major stronghold in Bañados del... read more
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