French: Tyran à queue sombre German: Dunkelschwanz-Flachschnabeltyrann Spanish: Picoplano colioscuro
lower Río Suno, E Ecuador
S Colombia (SW Putumayo), NE Ecuador (E Napo, W Orellana), C & E Peru (Junín and Ucayali S to Madre de Dios, Cuzco and Puno), N Bolivia (Pando, N La Paz, W Beni) and W & WC Brazil (Acre, and locally in Pará, Mato Grosso and Tocantins).
15·5–16·5 cm; 16·5–21·5 g. Brown eye, flat black bill with pale base to lower mandible, grey legs. Plumage is brownish-olive above, crown darker, with narrow... read more
Call a drawn-out, descending “peeyooo-wheé” with distinct upward inflection at end; song a mellow... read more
Dense and tangled undergrowth, e.g. near ravines or forest edges, and locally where there are ... read more
Food and feeding
Insectivore. Usually alone or in pairs, rarely in mixed-species flocks. Perches quietly, and almost motionless, for long periods; uses... read more
Nest and eggs in Oct in Peru. Builds nest inside hole or cavity; e.g. cavity 0·5 m high inside broken-off, half-rotten limb of fallen tree... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Very rare to locally uncommon. has fragmented distribution. Occurs in Archidona Natural Reserve, in Ecuador, Manu National Park and Biosphere Reserve... read more
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