French: Viréon aux yeux gris German: Grauaugenvireo Spanish: Verdillo ojigrís
boundary of Bahia and Minas Gerais, Brazil
NE Brazil, from Piauí and Ceará S through Bahia and Minas Gerais to São Paulo; also, apparently disjunctly, in SW Mato Grosso do Sul and Bolivia (Beni).
12·5–13 cm. Forehead and crown are chestnut-brown, ear-coverts and area around and below eye mottled grey-white; distinct pale greyish superciliary line; nape and upper... read more
Song of several syllables repeated, "tooweeder, tooweeder…", quite distinct from... read more
Caatinga woodland, forest edge, scrub and bushy pastures.
Food and feeding
Observed food items arthropods, also considerable quantities of vegetable matter, including fruit of Struthanthus concinnus. Seen... read more
Nest-building observed on 1st Jan, and newly fledged young at different location on 21st Jan. One nest described, a thin cup of green moss... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common. Adaptable; occurs in substantially modified habitats (more so than H. poicilotis), including regenerating pastures and... read more
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