French: Todirostre de Snethlage German: Kleintodityrann Spanish: Titirijí de Snethlage
Euscarthmus zosterops minor
Arumateua, left bank, lower Rio Tocantins, central Pará, Brazil
Subspecies and Distribution
H. m. pallens
(Todd, 1925) – WC Brazil on both sides of Amazon, from Amazonas (very near Peruvian border) E to W banks of R Negro and R Madeira.
H. m. snethlageae
(E. H. Snethlage, 1937) – C Amazonian Brazil (from right bank of R Madeira E to right bank of R Tapajós, S to N Rondônia and NW Mato Grosso) and NE Bolivia (E Beni, N Santa Cruz).
H. m. minor
(E. Snethlage, 1907) – E Amazonian Brazil in C Pará (vicinity of lower R Xingu and R Tocantins).
10 cm; 7–7·9 g. Bill quite wide at base, with unusually large, rounded nostrils. Nominate race has crown and upperparts olive-green, crown feathers somewhat... read more
Several variants of rapid, gravelly, nasal trills (similar to Lophotriccus vitiosus) often... read more
Tropical evergreen forest, mostly terra firme and tall second growth (nominate and ... read more
Food and feeding
Insects. Forages singly or in pairs, 3–8 m above ground in dense vegetation; makes short upward strikes to glean prey from underside... read more
No published information. Nest reported as being pendent, in style typical of other members of the genus.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally fairly common to common. Occurs in Anavilhanas Ecological Station and Jaú National Park, in Brazil, and Noel Kempff Mercado National Park, in... read more
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