French: Tyranneau olivâtre German: Ostamazonien-Breitschnabeltyrann Spanish: Picoplano oliváceo
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Subspecies and Distribution
R. o. guianensis
McConnell, 1911 – S Venezuela (E Amazonas, Bolívar), the Guianas and N Brazil N of Amazon (E from R Negro).
R. o. sordidus
Todd, 1952 – Brazil S of Amazon (R Tapajós E to R Tocantins and N Maranhão).
R. o. olivaceus
(Temminck, 1820) – NC & E Brazil (Pernambuco S to Rio de Janeiro).
15 cm; 18–24·8 g. Large-headed, dark olive flatbill with white eyering surrounding large dark eye. Head and upperparts dark olive, wings dusky, wing-coverts... read more
Song, mainly at dawn, a fast series of very buzzy (chattering) notes that descend in pitch; call a... read more
Mostly lower level of humid forest (especially terra firme, also várzea)... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds on arthropods. Forages alone, often at edge of understorey mixed-species flocks of various antwrens and antshrikes (Thamnophilidae)... read more
Nest with eggs late Jun in Manaus (NC Brazil); male in breeding condition in Alagoas (NE Brazil) in mid Jul; in SE Brazil, eggs in Nov and... read more
Probably resident throughout range.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Uncommon to fairly common in most of range. Occurs in many national parks and other protected areas throughout its range, e.g. Tapaj... read more
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