French: Moucherolle fuligineux German: Augenstreif-Schnäppertyrann Spanish: Mosquero parduzco
no locality = probably Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Subspecies and Distribution
C. f. duidae
J. T. Zimmer, 1938 – Campina Flycatcher – S Venezuela (S Amazonas) and NW Brazil (upper R Negro).
C. f. cabanisi
(Léotaud, 1866) – N & E Colombia, and NW & N Venezuela, Trinidad, Tobago, Monos I and Chacachacare I.
C. f. fumosus
(Berlepsch, 1908) – the Guianas and NE Brazil (N of Amazon, E from R Branco).
C. f. fuscatior
(Chapman, 1926) – SW Venezuela (W Apure), SE Colombia, E Ecuador, E Peru and C Brazil (S of Amazon, E to R Tocantins).
C. f. beniensis
Gyldenstolpe, 1941 – N Bolivia (Pando, Beni).
C. f. bimaculatus
(d’Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837) – C & E Bolivia, S & E Brazil, Paraguay and N Argentina (Jujuy and Salta to Corrientes).
C. f. fuscatus
(Wied, 1831) – Fuscous Flycatcher – SE Brazil (E Bahia to Rio Grande do Sul) and NE Argentina (Misiones).
13·5–15 cm; 11·9 g. Nominate race has crown and upperparts plain brown with slightly rufescent tone; whitish supraloral line and long thin supercilium extending behind... read more
Call a muffled “aag-aag-aag” or frog-like “bsh-bsh-bsh” in Brazil; “feétz-beeu” in Venezuela, also... read more
Shady and thick undergrowth vegetation in variety of habitats, often near water, including thickets... read more
Food and feeding
Insects. Forages quietly, alone or in pairs (partners well separated), rarely joining mixed-species flocks. Searches from perches usually... read more
Apr–May in Trinidad, and nests found in Feb and Jul in Tobago; nest with egg in Nov in Argentina; nest-building and nests with chick... read more
Mainly resident. Details of any migratory behaviour generally not well known. S Brazilian... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to common, and widespread in much of South America E of Andes. Accepts a variety of wooded habitats, and therefore occurs in many national... read more
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