French: Tyranneau de Villarejo German: Mishana-Kleintyrann Spanish: Mosquerito de Villarejo
Álvarez and Whitney
Allpahuayo-Mishana Reserve, south bank of River Nanay, 25 km WSW of Iquitos, Loreto, Peru
N Peru (R Nanay drainage near Iquitos, in N Loreto, and lower R Mayo and middle R Huallaga, in San Martín).
10·5 cm; 6–7 g. Plumage is entirely greenish-olive above, paler green face, throat and upper breast contrasting only weakly with upperparts; wings dusky, wing-coverts... read more
Most commonly a closely spaced pair of thin, rising, whistled notes each 0·3 seconds in duration,... read more
White-sand forest consisting of stunted, scrub-like trees and shrubs with canopy 12–18 m (... read more
Food and feeding
Insects and, especially, small fruits; favours berries of mistletoe (Loranthaceae), seeds of which it regularly regurgitates and wipes on... read more
Resident; highly sedentary within, and faithful to, small territories.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Described as recently as 2001; uncommon. BirdLife reports that it has hitherto been found only at type locality of Allpahuayo-Mishana Reserved Zone, 25 km WSW of... read more
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