French: Moucherolle d’Hispaniola German: Hispaniolaschnäppertyrann Spanish: Pibí de La Española
Tyrannula carribœa [sic] (var. hispaniolensis
) H. Bryant
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Hispaniola
Subspecies and Distribution
C. h. hispaniolensis
(H. Bryant, 1867) – Hispaniola.
C. h. tacitus
(Wetmore, 1928) – Gonâve I, off W Haiti.
15–16 cm; 11·5 g. Head and upperparts are greyish-olive, darkest on crown; wings and tail dusky, inconspicuous pale wingbars (often absent); throat grey, olive-... read more
Call “purr, pip-pip-pip-pip”. Dawn song a loud, rapid series of paired notes rising in... read more
Various wooded habitats, including pine (Pinus) and broadleaf forests, shade coffee... read more
Food and feeding
Insects; also small fruits. Searches from low perch, sallying out to capture insects in the air; flicks tail upon landing. Reported as... read more
May–Jun. Nest constructed by female, a cup of rootlets, lichen and moss, placed 3–5 m up in fork of twig. Clutch 2–4 eggs... read more
Resident. Vagrant on Mona I, between Hispaniola and Puerto Rico; recorded in Bahamas (... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: present in Hispaniola EBA. Common and widespread. Haiti is one of the world’s most environmentally... read more
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