French: Todirostre à front roux German: Rostzügel-Todityrann Spanish: Titirijí frentirrojo
Borba, Rio Madeira, Amazonas, Brazil
Subspecies and Distribution
P. l. mituensis
(Olivares, 1965) – E Colombia (around Mitú, in E Vaupés).
P. l. caniceps
(Chapman, 1924) – S Colombia (Caquetá, Amazonas) E to NW Brazil (E to Japurá and Tefé) and S to E Ecuador and E Peru.
P. l. senectus
(Griscom & Greenway, 1937) – N Brazil N of Amazon (NE Amazonas E to NW Pará).
P. l. latirostris
(Pelzeln, 1868) – W Amazonian Brazil from upper R Juruá and R Purus E to Parintins.
P. l. austroriparius
(Todd, 1952) – right bank of lower R Tapajós, in W Pará (Brazil).
P. l. mixtus
(J. T. Zimmer, 1940) – SE Peru (from N Puno) S to NW Bolivia (La Paz, Beni, Cochabamba).
P. l. ochropterus
(J. A. Allen, 1889) – S Brazil (Mato Grosso and Tocantins S to Mato Grosso do Sul and NW São Paulo).
9·4–9·5 cm; 8·1–9 g. Nominate race has rusty-buff forehead and side of head, brownish-grey crown and neck, olive upperparts, dusky tail and wings, two ochra... read more
Frog-like call a short, dry, low-pitched rattled trill, “tik, trrrr, trrrr”, sometimes just the “... read more
Dense thickets and overgrown shrubby tangles in undergrowth of young secondary growth, overgrown... read more
Food and feeding
Insectivore. Usually forages in pairs, not accompanying mixed flocks; uses short forward and upward sallies to catch insects in dense... read more
Birds in breeding condition recorded in Jun. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to locally common. Common around Leticia, in extreme SE Colombia. Occurs in numerous national parks and other protected areas throughout its... read more
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