French: Élénie olivâtre German: Schlichtolivtyrann Spanish: Fiofío oliváceo
SE Brazil (S Goiás and S Bahia S to Rio Grande do Sul), E Paraguay, NE Argentina and Uruguay.
14–16 cm; 16–20 g. Small elaenia with dark breast, two wingbars. Plumage is dull olive above, whitish eyering, little or no white in crown; wings and tail dusky,... read more
Primary call harsh, unmelodious, of 4 notes with pause between first and second, “whik... read more
Interior of humid tropical and upper tropical forest, including forest borders, gallery forest,... read more
Food and feeding
Diet insects and wide variety of small fruits and berries. Generally inconspicuous; perches upright on exposed branches or hidden in... read more
Nests found in Dec and Jan; season probably Sept–Apr. Nest a simple cup of loosely packed moss mixed with Tillandsia and... read more
Probably withdraws into N part of range in austral winter; present in extreme SE Brazil (Rio Grande... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally fairly common to common. Common at higher elevations in Itatiaia National Park, in Brazil. Occurs also in several other protected areas, e.g... read more
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