French: Moucherolle à poitrine grise German: Graubrust-Schnäppertyrann Spanish: Mosquero pechigrís
#R, Puná Island, south Ecuador
W slope of Andes in W Ecuador and N Peru (E slope in the Marañón and Chinchipe Valleys); formerly more widespread.
13 cm; 11 g. Has grey crown, whitish broken eyering and supraloral stripe; cheek, nape, back and rump grey with slight brown or olive tinge; wings dusky, two well-marked... read more
Song a variable and fast burry “peeéur, peer-per-per-pur”, similar to that of L. euleri.
Lower levels of humid and deciduous forest; sea-level to 2200 m, mainly below 1700 m, most numerous... read more
Food and feeding
Insects. Perches inconspicuously, at up to 4 m, in shady vine tangles and vegetation near sunlit forest gaps; captures prey with sallies... read more
Little known. Two nests in SW Ecuador had eggs in Feb; one was in a shallow cavity in the buttress root of a Ceiba tree, 1 m above... read more
Little information; some seasonal movement thought to occur, with some birds moving to more humid... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Tumbesian Region EBA and Marañón Valley EBA. Rare to locally fairly common. Range c. 13,800 km², and... read more
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