French: Tyranneau ventru German: Olivgelb-Laubtyrann Spanish: Orejerito oliváceo
Ipanema, São Paulo, Brazil
Subspecies and Distribution
P. v. angustirostris
(d’Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837) – E Andes from N Peru (Amazonas) S to N Bolivia (La Paz, Cochabamba).
P. v. tucumanus
J. T. Zimmer, 1940 – NW Argentina (Jujuy S to Tucumán and Catamarca).
P. v. ventralis
(Temminck, 1824) – SE Brazil (Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro S to S Mato Grosso do Sul and Rio Grande do Sul), E Paraguay, NE Argentina (Misiones, Corrientes, Entre Ríos) and Uruguay.
12 cm; 9 g. Nominate race is dark olive above, narrow short supercilium and eyering whitish (sometimes indistinctly so), dusky eyeline from lores through auriculars,... read more
Various short, rapid chatters of weak, reedy notes on same pitch, “chidit-it-it-it-it”; also... read more
Primarily montane evergreen forest from 1000 m to 2200 m in Andes, rarely above 1500 m in S Brazil... read more
Food and feeding
Arthopods. Stomach contents of specimens from SE Peru contained 52 identified items, of which beetles (Coleoptera) 64%, homopteran bugs 12... read more
Oct–Dec in Argentina; juveniles in Nov in SE Peru. Nest in Argentina (race tucumanus) a closed ball, circular side entrance... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common to common. Occurs in a number of protected areas in most parts of range, including e.g. Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary, in Peru, San... read more
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