French: Tyran rougequeue German: Rostschwanz-Flachschnabeltyrann Spanish: Picoplano colirrufo
“in sylvis fluminis Amazonum” = apparently mouth of Rio Madeira, Brazil
Entire Amazon–Orinoco Basin, including SE Colombia, S & E Venezuela (N to NE Monagas), the Guianas, NE Ecuador, E Peru, N Bolivia, and Amazonian Brazil.
15–16 cm; 17–22·5 g. Brown eye, flat black bill with basal third of lower mandible whitish, grey legs. Plumage is dark olive above; narrow whitish to yellowish... read more
Song a soft drawn-out mournful whistle, “weeeaaaweeee”, sometimes followed by shorter, lower-... read more
Usually found in relatively open middle storey and undergrowth of humid terra firme or... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, e.g. lepidopterans, hemipterans (including homopteran and heteropteran bugs), coleopterans, dipterans; also fruit. Usually alone... read more
Nest, eggs and nestlings in Aug in Peru; female with shell-less egg in oviduct in Oct in Surinam; nestling fledged in early Aug in Amazonas... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Rare to locally fairly common. Has relatively large range within which much of its habitat is in reasonably good condition. Occurs in many national... read more
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