French: Pipromorphe à tête brune German: Braunkappen-Laubtyrann Spanish: Orejero coronipardo
São Paulo, Brazil
Subspecies and Distribution
L. a. pileatus
Cabanis, 1866 – #Rhumid lowlands from S Mexico (S Veracruz, N Oaxaca) and Yucatán Peninsula S to C Panama.
L. a. idius
Wetmore, 1957 – Coiba I, off SW Panama.
L. a. diversus
Todd, 1913 – NC Colombia (from Santa Marta region and Magdalena Valley S to Tolima) and extreme NW Venezuela (Zulia).
L. a. orinocensis
J. T. Zimmer & Phelps, Sr, 1946 – Venezuela (from S Táchira, Barinas and Portuguesa E to Bolívar and Amazonas), the Guianas and N Brazil (Amapá).
L. a. peruvianus
P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1868 – E Colombia (S from Norte de Santander), E Ecuador, E Peru, N Bolivia (Beni, La Paz, Cochabamba), and W Brazil (Amazonas and Rondônia E to N Mato Grosso).
L. a. amaurocephalus
Tschudi, 1846 – S & E Brazil (S from Mato Grosso, S Maranhão and Pernambuco), E Bolivia (Santa Cruz S to E Tarija), Paraguay and NW & NE Argentina (S to Salta, Jujuy, Misiones and Corrientes).
13·5 cm; 12 g. Nominate race is warm buffy olive above, crown warm sepia-brown; lores mottled whitish; face and auricular patch mottled whitish to pale yellow, bordered... read more
Squeaky, explosive trill often preceded or followed by 1–2 sharp notes, “skeet-jt-jt-jt-jt-jt... read more
Lowland tropical forests, from moist evergreen forest and gallery forest to deciduous woodland; in... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods; small fruit and berries also eaten. Two stomachs from Surinam packed with butterfly (Lepidoptera) remains; stomach contents... read more
Season Feb–May in Middle America and Aug–Dec in S portion of range. Nest (in Mexico and Brazil) globular, with side entrance,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to locally fairly common. Occurs in many national parks and other protected areas throughout its large range, e.g. Lamanai Archaeological... read more
Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. Login or Subscribe to get access to a lot of extra features!