French: Tyranneau frangé German: Blassspitzen-Tachurityrann Spanish: Piojito coludo
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Subspecies and Distribution
I. c. intermedia
Cory, 1913 – NE Colombia (lower Magdalena Valley, Santa Marta region) and N Venezuela (Maracaibo Basin, and Portuguesa E to N Anzoátegui).
I. c. caudata
(Salvin, 1897) – C & E Venezuela (from Apure, lower R Caura, R Orinoco and Delta Amacuro) E through the Guianas, and N Brazil (R Branco region).
12 cm; 7–8 g. Nominate race has broad white eyering and supraloral line extending forwards to above nostrils (prominent “spectacles”); crown and upperparts olive-... read more
Very vocal; main song a short series of notes, the first two louder and higher than others, “cheep... read more
Deciduous and semi-deciduous woodland, gallery forest, seasonally flooded forest, shrubby second... read more
Food and feeding
Ants (Hymenoptera) and spiders (Araneae) recorded as eaten. Usually alone or in pairs; occasionally joins mixed-species flocks. Forages... read more
Jan–Jul in Venezuela and Surinam. Nest a simple, thin open cup, placed at 2·5 m or higher on fork of tree branch. No information on... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common to fairly common. Especially common on Venezuelan llanos.
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