French: Tyranneau de Sclater German: Graubrust-Kleintyrann Spanish: Mosquerito de Sclater
Bueyes, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Subspecies and Distribution
P. s. subtropicalis
(Chapman, 1919) – E Andes of SE Peru (Cuzco to Puno).
P. s. sclateri
Berlepsch, 1901 – E Andes of Bolivia (La Paz S to Tarija) and NW Argentina (Jujuy S to Tucumán).
11·5 cm. Is dull olive-green above, slightly more greyish on crown; lores and short supercilium whitish; wings dusky, two broad wingbars and conspicuous edges of flight-... read more
Rapid series of harsh, sputtering notes.
Humid montane forest and cloudforest; found also at edges, and often in clearings and lighter... read more
Food and feeding
Insects. Forages actively in middle and upper levels of mossy forest, sometimes alone, often with mixed tanager (Thraupidae) flocks.... read more
Juvenile in Nov in Bolivia. Nest an open cup of twigs, lined with feathers, placed in epiphytes on elevated tree branch (Argentina). Clutch... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Rare to fairly common; perhaps often overlooked. Regularly observed in Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary (from near base, e.g. along lower part of... read more
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