French: Tyranneau à ailes rousses German: Rotschwingen-Tachurityrann Spanish: Piojito alirrufo
P. L. Sclater
Pallatanga, Chimborazo, Ecuador
Andes of W & SE Ecuador (S from Imbabura and Zamora-Chinchipe) and N Peru (S to Lambayeque and San Martín).
11 cm; 10–11 g. Small parulid-like tyrannulet with rufous on flight-feathers. Has conspicuous white supercilium, broad black line through eye and auriculars,... read more
Husky 2-note call, “pur-chee”, sometimes with additional notes, “pur-chee, chi-... read more
Humid montane forest, deciduous forest, clearings with scattered trees, and plantations; 400–... read more
Food and feeding
Insects. Forages alone or in pairs, often with mixed-species flocks. Behaviour like that of parulid warbler, actively flits through outer... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Rare to uncommon; apparently more numerous on W Andean slopes than on E ones. In Ecuador, occurs in Macquipucuna Reserve, Río Palenque Science Centre... read more
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