French: Microtyran eulophe German: Weißbauch-Schuppenkopftyrann Spanish: Cimerillo crestilargo
Rio Purus, Amazonas, Brazil
SW Amazonian Brazil (drainage of upper R Purus), SE Peru (S Ucayali, Madre de Dios) and NW Bolivia (Pando).
10 cm; 6·5–8 g. Has long black crown feathers with grey edging, forming crest (sometimes erected and fanned, extends beyond rear crown when flat), whitish lores;... read more
Typically, a series of 5–8 “tic” notes; also, occasionally utters a slightly descending trill.
Riverine forest, swamp-forest, tall road-edge second growth, large stands of Guadua bamboo... read more
Food and feeding
Insects. Forages mainly at 4–10 m, making short (1 m) upward strike-sallies to glean items from leaves and stems; sometimes follows... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in South-east Peruvian Lowlands EBA. Uncommon to fairly common, but local. Occurs in Manu National Park and... read more
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