French: Moucherolle yétapa German: Kehlband-Schleppentyrann Spanish: Yetapá grande
Río Plata, Paraguay
NW Bolivia (upper R Beni) and SC Brazil (S Mato Grosso, extreme S Bahia S to W Rio Grande do Sul) S to E Paraguay and NE Argentina (Chaco, Corrientes, Misiones).
35–38 cm; 42 cm (including tail). Male has pale grey forecrown and supercilium; above, mostly pale grey with dark brown shaft streaks; wings blackish, patch of cinnamon... read more
Call a harsh “wurreep”, repeated multiple times when hovering over foraging area; also... read more
Buriti palm groves, damp grasslands and marshy terrain near streams, always with some shrubbery... read more
Food and feeding
Diet consists of insects. Usually in pairs, less often small family groups, perching conspicuously atop bushes and low trees, often at... read more
Breeding period apparently Oct–Jan in Brazil, where fledglings recorded Nov–Jan. Pairs displaying in Jul. During duetting... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Uncommon to locally fairly common. Relatively common at Beni Biosphere Reserve, in Bolivia, and also occurs in San Rafael, San Luis... read more
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