French: Moucherolle de Linton German: Orangeband-Schnäppertyrann Spanish: Mosquero de Linton
Meyer de Schauensee
Cerro Imbana, 2600–2800 m, Loja, Ecuador
E slope of Andes in S Ecuador (Morona-Santiago, Azuay, Loja) and N Peru (Cerro Chinguela, in Huancabamba).
12·5 cm. Male is dark brownish-olive or greyish-olive above, darkest on crown, with semi-concealed yellow, orange or rufous coronal patch, inconspicuous narrow pale yellow... read more
Calls include sharp “chip” and “chep” or “peeyk” notes, repeated while foraging; dawn song a series... read more
Middle and, rarely, upper levels of montane forest, cloudforest and elfin forest, and second growth... read more
Food and feeding
Insects; possibly also fruit. Forages alone or in groups of 2–6 individuals, at times actively, often with mixed flocks, including... read more
Juvenile and immature reported in Jun. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Southern Central Andes EBA. Rare to fairly common, but local within tiny... read more
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