French: Tyranneau terne German: Grauscheitel-Tachurityrann Spanish: Piojito picudo
Other common names:
San Francisco, Tarija, Bolivia
C Bolivia (S Beni) and adjacent SW Brazil (SW Mato Grosso, W Mato Grosso do Sul) S to N Paraguay and NW Argentina (Salta, W Formosa). In winter also N to SE Peru and SW Amazonian Brazil.
10 cm; 5·5–6 g. Has thin whitish supercilium, and greyish to olive-grey crown and upperparts; wings dusky, with two thin wingbars and outer edges of inner remiges dull... read more
A somewhat musical series of thin whistles with emphatic introductory note, “psee-tee-ee-ee-ee”.
Inhabits deciduous and semi-deciduous woodland, Chaco, and forest borders; in non-breeding season,... read more
Food and feeding
Insects; probably some fruit. Usually alone or in pairs; occasionally joins mixed-species flocks. Forages actively in dense foliage, often... read more
Birds with enlarged gonads in Nov in Bolivia. No other information.
Apparently present in Peru, Brazil and N Bolivia (N of 17° S) only in austral winter, suggesting... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Status not well known; apparently uncommon. Has been recorded in Manu National Park and Biosphere Reserve and Tambopata-Candamo Reserved Zone, in... read more
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