French: Tyran à casque d’or German: Andenmaskentyrann Spanish: Bienteveo coronidorado
Chanchamayo, Junín, Peru
Peru (C & E Andes S of R Marañón from Amazonas S to N Puno), W Bolivia (La Paz S to Chuquisaca and Tarija) and extreme NW Argentina (N Salta).
19–22 cm; 37 g. Nominate race has brownish-grey or dusky crown, golden-yellow crown patch (semi-concealed), long and broad white supercilium; side of head greyish dusky... read more
Typical song is short “tuiewee”, “tuieweet” or “pieuee” repeated every 1–3 seconds. Common... read more
Humid or wet foothill and montane woodland or forest borders, moderately sized openings created by... read more
Food and feeding
Insects and fruits. Analysis of 25 prey items (mean length 10 mm) taken from stomachs in SE Peru gave: Coleoptera (68%); Homoptera (... read more
May in Peru. Nest not very well known, described as cup-shaped and usually composed primarily of moss; placed in variety of situations,... read more
Not well known, but some seasonal movement likely.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Uncommon to common. Range apparently expanding, and abundance probably increasing, as a consequence of road construction. Occurs in... read more
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