French: Todirostre à poitrine ombrée German: Weißstern-Todityrann Spanish: Titirijí pechigrís
Other common names:
Ipanema, São Paulo, Brazil
CE & SE Brazil (Bahia S to São Paulo, Paraná and N Rio Grande do Sul), E Paraguay and NE Argentina (Misiones).
11 cm; 9·5–13·5 g. Has crown and upperparts plain dark olive-green; supraloral spot and conspicuous eyering white; wings and tail plain olive, sometimes paler border on... read more
Short dry trill, sometimes doubled, “tr-r-r-r, tr-r-r-r”; also “bit”, “sewit” or “bit-biwít”,... read more
Mature humid forest and second growth, especially in bamboo patches at edges or in understorey... read more
Food and feeding
Diet consists of insects. Forages alone or in pairs, generally in thick undergrowth, rarely with mixed-species flocks; makes short upward... read more
Nest purse-shaped and pendent, with side entrance, suspended from end of twig. A nest found in early Oct in Espírito Santo... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Uncommon to fairly common. Common at Estancia Itabó Private Nature Reserve (Canindeyú), in Paraguay, and fairly common... read more
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