French: Tyranneau d’Équateur German: Graukronen-Laubtyrann Spanish: Orejerito ecuatoriano
P. L. Sclater
Gualaquiza, Morona-Santiago, Ecuador
Forested E Andes of Colombia (Cauca, Putumayo, Nariño), Ecuador (S from N Sucumbíos and W Napo) and N Peru (San Martín).
11·5 cm; 8 g. Has grey crown, indistinct whitish supercilium and eyering; face and auriculars pale yellow to whitish, indistinct blackish auricular crescent; upperparts olive... read more
High and thin, including single thin “feeee”, and thin wheezy trill that descends, ascends, then... read more
Humid montane and upper tropical forest in Andean foothills, mainly below mossy cloud-forest zone;... read more
Food and feeding
Little known. Diet probably arthropods. Forages singly or in pairs, almost always with mixed-species flocks, very high in canopy of tall... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Ecuador-Peru East Andes EBA. Uncommon to locally fairly common; often overlooked. Range possibly extends N into... read more
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