French: Todirostre roussâtre German: Rostgesicht-Todityrann Spanish: Titirijí bermejo
Salvin and Godman
Mount Roraima, 6000 feet [c. 1830 m], Venezuela
Tepuis of SE Venezuela (SE Bolívar) and adjacent areas in W Guyana and N Brazil.
9·5–10·2 cm; 6·5–8·3 g. Male has cinnamon-rufous forehead, sooty-black crown; otherwise dark olive above, two cinnamon-rufous wingbars, greenish-yellow edges of... read more
Call a weak dull “tsuk, sick, tr’r’r’r’r’r’r’r’r”, sometimes followed by 2–3 shorter... read more
Dense thickets at edge of humid and wet mossy forest and undergrowth of older second growth, often... read more
Food and feeding
Insectivore. Feeds mostly in pairs, usually not with mixed flocks; makes short forward and upward sallies to catch insects in dense... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Tepuis EBA. Uncommon to common. In Venezuela, fairly common at edge of stunted woodland on Sierra de Lema and... read more
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