French: Todirostre de Wied German: Grünrücken-Todityrann Spanish: Titirijí de Wied
Rio Mucuri, Bahia, Brazil.
See H. zosterops. Type species of Euscarthmornis. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution
H. n. nidipendulus
(Wied, 1831) – Sergipe (Itabaiana Reserve) and NE Bahia, in E Brazil.
H. n. paulistus
(Hellmayr, 1914) – CE & SE Brazil (S Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo S to Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and NE Paraná).
9·5–10 cm; 7·2–8 g. Crown, face and upperparts are bright olive-green, lores somewhat more yellowish; wings and tail olive, distinct yellow edging on wing-coverts... read more
Fast “weet-weet-weet” or “tic, prrew-prrew-prrew” and clear high “tiréé-téélili téélili téélili”, a... read more
Restinga; humid evergreen forest, especially dense woodland, secondary forest, and ... read more
Food and feeding
Insects. Forages alone, occasionally in pairs, in lower growth of forest, usually inside thickets and tangles; makes short upward strikes... read more
Nest with eggs in early Oct. Nest domed, pyriform, with side entrance, constructed from dry stems, rootlets, leaves of Spartina... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to common. Common in Patrimônio Natural do Caraça Special Reserve and in Mata dos Godoy State Park (Paraná). Also occurs in Itabaiana... read more
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