French: Tyranneau masqué German: Rostzügel-Laubtyrann Spanish: Orejerito amarillo
E. J. O. Hartert
N Venezuela in Yaracuy and Coastal Range from W Carabobo E to Distrito Federal, also interior Miranda (Cerro Negro); reported in past also from Mérida, but probably erroneously.
12 cm; 8 g. Plumage is dark olive above, crown slightly darker than back; prominent rufous forehead and supraloral stripe, becoming yellow stripe behind eye, bordered below... read more
A short, rapid series of high, thin notes, “tseep-tseep-tseep”, sometimes ending with more emphatic... read more
Montane evergreen forest, often venturing to forest edges and montane roadcuts bordered by tall... read more
Food and feeding
Insects recorded in diet. Almost always forages in pairs or small family parties, in mixed-species flocks. Forages very actively, in middle... read more
No confirmed data; family groups observed in Feb.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to locally fairly common. Occurs in Guatopo and Henri Pittier National Parks (especially numerous around Rancho Grande and Maracay-Choroní... read more
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