French: Corythopis à collier German: Brustbandtyrann Spanish: Mosquero terrestre norteño
Chanchamayo Valley, Junín, Peru
Subspecies and Distribution
C. t. sarayacuensis
C. Chubb, 1918 – Amazon Basin in SE Colombia, E Ecuador and NE Peru.
C. t. anthoides
(Pucheran, 1855) – Amazon and S Orinoco Basins in S Venezuela, the Guianas and Brazil (E to N Maranhão, S to N Goiás, N Mato Grosso and Rondônia).
C. t. torquatus
Tschudi, 1844 – Amazon Basin in EC & SE Peru, W Brazil (E to R Madeira) and N Bolivia.
13·5–14 cm; 15–18 g. Distinctive, ground-walking tyrannid of the forest floor. Nominate race has rather dull greyish-brown crown, faint whitish loral and... read more
Most commonly a deliberately delivered, descending, clear 2-note whistle, “peeew prayeur... read more
Humid tropical evergreen forest, both terra firme and seasonally flooded forest or swamp-... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods; occasionally lizards and frogs. Of 61 prey items found in analysis of stomach contents from SE Peru, beetles (Coleoptera)... read more
Birds in breeding condition in Apr–May in S Venezuela, Nov–Dec in E Amazonian Brazil and Aug–Dec in SE Peru. Nest a large... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to fairly common. Occurs in many national parks and other protected areas throughout its reasonably large range. Much of this species’... read more
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