French: Tyranneau de Sao Paulo German: Zwerglaubtyrann Spanish: Orejerito de Sao Paulo
H. von Ihering and R. von Ihering
Fazenda Cayoá, São Paulo, Brazil
SE Brazil (SE Mato Grosso do Sul E to Espírito Santo, S to Santa Catarina), E Paraguay (Canindeyú S to Itapúa) and NE Argentina (Misiones).
10·5 cm; 7–8 g. Olive above, crown same colour as back; narrow yellow supercilium extends well behind eye, then down to wrap around broad black auricular crescent; face... read more
Softly whistled “swee-eet”.
Humid tropical and upper tropical forest and forest borders, mainly below 500 m, occasionally to... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods. Forages singly or in pairs, almost always with mixed-species flocks (which often also contain Pogonotriccus eximius),... read more
Testes enlarged in Oct and not enlarged in Jan or Apr, season presumably Sept–Dec. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened, and previously, Vulnerable. Rare to uncommon. Found at relatively few sites. Global population probably... read more
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