French: Moucherolle ocré German: Ockergelb-Schnäppertyrann Spanish: Pibí ocráceo
P. L. Sclater and Salvin, 1869,
Highlands of Costa Rica, rarely also extreme W Panama (Chiriquí).
16·5 cm; 23 g. Large, crested pewee. Has crown and crest dark brownish-olive, head side, nape and upperparts olive; wings blackish, two olive-buff, buff or ochre wingbars;... read more
Call a sharp and repeated “pwit”, shriller than call of Empidonax atriceps; also a typical... read more
Broken canopy of montane oak (Quercus) forest or tall second growth, especially near... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, including hymenopterans, dipterans, lepidopterans, coleopterans. Usually solitary, sometimes with mixed flocks. Searches for prey... read more
Mar. Nest a bulky cup constructed primarily of moss, saddled on slender horizontal limb high in canopy near forest edge. No other... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Costa Rica and Panama Highlands EBA. Uncommon to rare, and local. More or less confined to the Irazú-Turrialba... read more
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