French: Casiorne roux German: Zimtrücken-Röteltyrann Spanish: Burlisto castaño
Río Plata, Paraguay
N & E Bolivia (SE from Beni and La Paz), SC Brazil (S Mato Grosso E to N Goiás and C Minas Gerais, S to Mato Grosso do Sul and São Paulo; recently reported from SW Rio Grande do Sul#R), Paraguay and N Argentina (S to Tucumán, E Chaco and N Corrientes). Also small numbers N to NE Brazil (Maranhão, S Amapá) and W to SE Peru (N to Junín at R Ene) during austral winter.
18 cm; 22–27 g. Plumage is uniform rufous above, somewhat duller on back; throat and breast cinnamon, whitish tinge on mid-throat, belly pale buffy yellowish; iris dark... read more
Surprisingly quiet; sometimes brief, weak “psee” note, occasionally extended into short series.
Deciduous and gallery woodland, more heavily wooded cerrado, Chaco woodland and scrub;... read more
Food and feeding
Perches erect and alert, with crown feathers often raised into bushy crest; sometimes nods head in manner of Myiarchus. No other... read more
Breeding dates unpublished. Two nests in tree cavity, c. 1·2 and 1·5 m above ground. No other information.
Little information. Records from Peru and across C Brazil N to Amazon probably relate to austral... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Fairly common. Much of this species’ preferred habitat has been converted for agricultural use and eucalypt (Eucalyptus... read more
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