French: Tyranneau de Minas Gerais German: Gelbbürzel-Laubtyrann Spanish: Orejerito de Minas Gerais
Brejo Januária, Rio São Francisco, Minas Gerais, Brazil
SC Bahia to C Minas Gerais, in E Brazil.
12 cm; c. 8 g. Plumage is olive above, crown same colour as back; prominent rufous to ochraceous forehead and supraloral region, thin buffy broken eyering, blackish lores,... read more
Song a fast series of high, harmonic notes, introductory note slightly louder and higher; calls are... read more
Tropical dry forest, gallery forest, and tall deciduous scrub, especially those closely associated... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods. Forages in pairs or family groups, only rarely in mixed-species flocks (unlike many of its congeners), mainly in mid-canopy and... read more
Nests found in Oct and Nov; family with fledged young in Dec and Feb. Nest roughly globular in shape, approximate dimensions 10 cm tall and... read more
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Previously listed as Critically Endangered. Restricted-range species: present in Deciduous Forests of Minas Gerais and Goiás EBA. Found in São Francisco... read more
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